LCW: The January Edit

News and events from our 2018 partners

Sensory Preference in Prosthetics Study: London
Sat Jan 26 — Sun Jan 27 

In an effort to inform and develop the design of prosthetic limbs, this research study explores people’s preferences and experiences of materials in prosthetics. These sessions will be run over two days by Caitlin McMullan, a designer, researcher and below knee amputee, and Sarah Wilkes, a materials researcher, at the Institute of Making. Read more

Exploring Forgiveness and the meaning of Peace with Carrie Fertig
Sat Sep 29 — Sun Mar 24 

Carrie Fertig invites visitors to share their stories and explore emotions of anger, resentment, shame and the process of forgiveness through an engaging experience of sound, moving image, and installation. The installation is on display at LCW 2018 partner the National Glass Centre. Read more

The inkblot looked like me by Susumu Matsuura
Tues Jan 29

The Daiwa Anglo-Japanese Foundation offers an exclusive look at Susumu Matsuura’s latest work and a discussion about his inspirations. “The works on show at the Foundation have “human feelings” as their main theme”. The exhibition is open for public viewing until 28 Feb. Read more

The latest craft news 

The State of Fashion 2019

This report, a result of a collaboration between The Business of Fashion (BoF) and McKinsey & Company, provides insight into the future of the global fashion industry in 2019, an overview of the market status as well as a look into the current and forthcoming trends affecting the industry. Read more

Chanel’s vision for the new year
Chanel, the Parisian luxury brand, welcomes the new year with the establishment of the London headquarters and changes to their management structure. Moreover; the fashion house has also embraced a no fur no exotic skins policy towards their production line. Read more

Luxury brands adapt to embrace a new digital world 

Millennials and Generation Z consumers make up over 30% of all luxury spending. Their spending behaviours are increasingly influenced by online activity – so how can luxury brands adapt their digital strategies whilst remaining authentic? Read more.

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