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Talks Programme for The Future of Craft

5th May 2022

We’re delighted to announce our lively talks programme for The Future of Craft next week, our partnership event for London Craft Week 2022. The complete programme is here, or follow the individual links below to book your place. Friday 13 May 12 noon: Joint Endeavours – Panel Discussion on Creative Collaboration led by Fabienne O’Neill … Continued

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The Future of Craft Returns: London Craft Week 2022

28th April 2022

We are very pleased to announce that The Future of Craft returns to Bargehouse at Oxo Tower Wharf for London Craft Week 2022 from 12-15 May 2022. After enjoying a successful launch in 2019, this destination event will provide a vibrant and creative hub for visitors keen to experience and explore modern approaches to craft. … Continued

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BCTF 2022 – it’s good to be back

24th March 2022

This April the much missed British Craft Trade Fair returns to Harrogate after a two year break, and Design-Nation returns too. We’ve missed this long standing and revered trade event, and so we welcome back this experience. BCTF have new owners and a refreshed approach, but still show the same care and passion for promoting … Continued

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Spectacular in their own right: Fung + Bedford at Collect 2022

23rd February 2022

Creative duo Angela Fung and Ashley Bedford are best known for challenging conventions and pushing the possibilities of fibre and paper. Between them, they create exceptionally beautiful, large-scale architectural origami sculptures and installations. Combining a knowledge of architecture and origami folding techniques, Fung + Bedford (who have been Design-Nation members since 2014) have been commissioned … Continued

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The Brightest Talents: Collect 2022

9th December 2021

Save the Date for Collect 2022, when Design-Nation Showcases the Brightest of British-Based Talent. Design-Nation returns to Collect, the leading international fair for contemporary craft and design, at Somerset House, London from 23-27 February 2022. Design-Nation celebrates craftsmanship with a diverse range of collectible objects across contemporary design and craft. This portfolio of leading UK-based … Continued

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Our Journey – a major new exhibition this winter

8th November 2021

Design-Nation: Our Journey Showcasing excellence, sustainability and diversity in craft & design At the end of January 2022 we will launch Design-Nation: Our Journey, an exhibition which captures important milestones in the evolution of Design-Nation’s portfolio of leading contemporary designer-makers from across the UK.  A showcase of diverse material-led practices, Our Journey emphasises excellence and … Continued

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