Lauren Taylor is a British designer, based in south Manchester. Following a jewellery summer school at the Goldsmiths Centre, Lauren unearthed a passion for contemporary craft and handmade jewellery, and after graduating from Manchester School of Art in Three Dimensional Design, she continued her studies there, and completed a Jewellery Masters Degree in 2015.
Inspired by Manchester’s roots in the industrial revolution, Lauren hand spins cotton thread into rope, embedding time and skill into the very fibres of her jewellery. Lauren believes that the ordinary should be celebrated. She challenges preconceptions of luxury, combining unconventional jewellery materials with traditional techniques; she produces work with a strong contemporary feel.
Lauren is proud to have been established as new talent by the Crafts Council UK, and was part of their emerging maker support course, Hothouse 2016.
All work is made in Lauren’s south Manchester studio where the focus is producing high quality, hand crafted products.