Launched in 2008, We Make London now have a strong history of successful craft fairs under their belt and are now ready to host their next event; an eight day pop up shop at Oak Studios in Hampstead. The event will feature work from over 40 individually selected designers as well as 18 workshops for[.....]
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Settle is ‘a conversation across materials and practices’. This contemporary shop will open for business between 20th November and 7th December. It’s temporary home will be Woburn walk, a beautiful Dickensian row of shop fronts just south of Euston.
The concept is simple, ‘modern design with a nod towards tradition’. [.....]
Over the last ten years we have seen a dramatic rise in the popularity of knitting and crocheting and numbers are still growing. It is perhaps surprising then that in the whole of Manchester City Centre there is not one shop which is dedicated entirely to these crafts. Until now that is.[.....]
Made in Newcastle is collective of around 20 independent designers, makers and artists. In just a month they have transformed a four storey empty store into a thriving pop-up shop / gallery in the heart of Newcastle.
Primarily a retail area, Made in Newcastle offers a good selection of work by local designers /[.....]
Currently running in a pretty shop behind Saddlers Wells is the Covet Pop Up Shop. The collections have been skilfully curated to bring together a unique selection of handmade clothes, jewellery, gifts and accessories.
With the emphasis being a mix of beautifully crafted, handmade, environmentally conscious, recycled and vintage pieces the shop has a[.....]
Museum and gallery shops are a bit of a guilty pleasure for me. I don’t mind the museum chocolate and kitsch pencils and toys. I’m happy to skip over those to get to the good stuff, to the trade mags and independent zines, the books and even the stationery when it’s not[.....]
I was out and about in Manchester yesterday and called into the Royal Exchange Craft Shop. If you haven’t been there it’s definitely worth a visit. The shop has a reputation for attracting the best design talent from across the UK, including new and emerging makers as well as established names.