<em>Edit Event</em> The Hierarchy of Materials
10 May
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To celebrate the Royal Academy of Arts’ upcoming exhibition Phyllida Barlow RA cul-de-sac, Professor Ann-Sophie Lehmann examines the impact and meaning that material has on sculpture, both historically and in contemporary art.

 

 
 
 
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Discover the art of paper-flower crafting with Pom Pom Factory and Italian paper maker Cartotecnica Rossi. Hosted by Karen Hsu at Old Spitalfields Market, this four-day experience celebrates the inspiring art of crafting realistic and inventive paper flowers, featuring a floral installation...

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9 May
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Head perfumer Emmanuelle Moeglin takes you on an olfactory journey with an all-access pass into a perfume lab. Uncover the secrets of perfumery, get answers to some of the most commonly asked questions of perfume creation, explore a selection of the most famous ingredients and create your very...

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9 May
1821

To celebrate the launch of the new Portucaba Tote Bag, the Christian Louboutin Mount Street boutique welcomes Portuguese historic paint and lacquer expert Pedro da Costa Felgueiras, in conversation with Tom Loxley from rakesprogress magazine, to discuss colour and Portuguese craftsmanship.

<em>Edit Event</em> Craft & Form: John Smedley x Zoe Wilson and Alice Walton in Conversation
10 May
1820

Join John Smedley and two of their ambassadors for the brand’s 235th anniversary celebrations – stone artist Zoe Wilson and ceramic artist Alice Walton, both QEST scholars – for a short talk hosted by current Managing Director and eighth- generation Smedley family member Ian Maclean on the...

<em>Edit Event</em> Sound & Vision: John Smedley x Luthier Tom Sands, Talk and Performance
11 May
1820

Join John Smedley and one of their ambassadors for the brand’s 235th anniversary celebrations, QEST scholar and luthier Tom Sands, for an evening dedicated to sound and vision, featuring a live performance by musician Will McNicol.

Beginning with a showcase of Tom’s craftsmanship and a...

<em>Edit Event</em> Varana Presents Tiipoi Talks: A Series on the Power of Objects and Craft-Based Practice
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Tiipoi explores The Object and The Craft in two panel discussions, with speakers including experts from the V&A, contemporary artists, designers and architects. The Varana store also hosts an exhibition of craft items informed by contemporary design, curated by Creative Director...

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Explore the world of cognac through an interactive sensory tasting with Rémy Martin’s Brand Ambassador Jack Charlton. Rooted in exception and family-owned since 1724, Rémy Martin has become a globally recognised symbol of quality; celebrating nature, honouring craftsmanship and embracing the...

<em>Edit Event</em> London College of Fashion in Conversation with Bethany Williams and Phoebe English
8 May
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Join London College of Fashion for an interview with fashion designers Bethany Williams, and Phoebe English. Along with Head of College Frances Corner, they discuss the process and craftsmanship behind their designs and the importance of sustainability.

LCF alumna Bethany Williams was...

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10 May
1922

Studioilse opens up its Bermondsey studio to host a special dinner with master Viennese glassmakers Lobmeyr. Their collaboration, Drinking set no. 286, is designed to amplify and accentuate the experience of drinking. Dinner is accompanied by a wine tasting to understand the impact that subtle...

<em>Edit Event</em> A Journey Through Taste with Le Chocolat Alain Ducasse
9 May
1819

Discover Le Chocolat’s single-origin and flavoured ganaches, pralinés ‘à l'ancienne’, chocolate bars and more, traditionally made in Paris, during a unique presentation and tasting at the brand’s first store in London at Coal Drops Yard, the new Heatherwick Studio-designed retail district in...

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Jewellers Jed Green and Sarah Pulvertaft and embroiderer Beatrice Mayfield combine their skills and aesthetics to create new work exploring materials. On Saturday 11 May, hear them in conversation with curator Annabelle Campbell discussing their processes and experiences.

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Watch a panel discussion exploring the ascent of ‘craft’ to what is now valued as a handing down of skills and dedication to execution. Additionally, enjoy multiple screenings of two films that follow the journeys of extraordinary makers Castro Smith and Esna Su.

Craft is everywhere in...

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SCP presents a collection of products that contextualise their unique approach to designing and making.  As well as an exhibition of Floris Wubben ceramics and a demonstration of upholstery making, the brand hosts a talk between ELLE Decoration...

<em>Edit Event</em> Masters of Making: Making Sustainable Furniture
9 May
0912

The Odd Chair Company’s Design Director James Cook leads a breakfast talk on the history of furniture making, as the company celebrates 50 years of hand-making furniture and crafted upholstery.

Celebrating 50 years of hand-making furniture and crafted upholstery, this family-run...

<em>Edit Event</em> Wallpaper Making with Allyson McDermott at the William Morris Society
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William Morris Society hosts wallpaper historian Allyson McDermott for a talk and workshop inspired by their collection of original Morris & Co wallpaper. The workshop concludes with a tour of the Emery Walker House, focusing on Allyson’s conservation of the Morris wallpapers in situ....

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Taskmaster Burst is a series of sculptural works of sculptures inspired by industrial landscapes and chimney stacks. An exciting collaboration between glass artist Liam Reeves and interdisciplinary designer Charles Stern, mixing traditional glass-making techniques with 3D-printed...

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Hear Matteo Menapace talk about his practice, play his latest game prototypes and learn how to use games to explore sociopolitical issues that you care about. Then, explore his research and work in progress in his V&A studio.

Matteo Menapace is a technology educator and designer of...

<em>Edit Event</em> Icons of British Design Jewellery, 1960–2000
8 May
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Visit Didier’s gallery in Kensington to see prime examples of historic craftsmanship, creativity in design and use of new innovative materials by masters including Wendy Ramshaw and David Watkins.

<em>Edit Event</em> Recrafting Luxury
10 May
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Chiswick Auctions, South Kensington hosts a programme of presentations, talks and demonstrations exploring sustainability, recrafting and recycling within the luxury and fashion industries.

Join Chiswick Auctions, South Kensington for an exclusive brunch event focusing on the topic of...

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