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Our Journey – a major new exhibition this winter

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 beauty of design and craftsmanship, and highlights the sector’s increasingly committed focus on innovative ways to address sustainability and embrace ethical making. The exhibition is being hosted by our sister gallery, The Hub, in Lincolnshire.

Featuring 25 designer-makers from the Design-Nation portfolio, working in ceramics, digital technologies, glass, leather, metal, repurposed materials, textile and wood. Exhibits will include 2D artworks, decorative vessels, jewellery, lighting, mosaics, quilting, throws and sculptures.


Alison Shelton Brown, Amy Leigh, Anna Thomson, Arra Textiles (Lucy MacDonald), Ash & Plumb, Charlie Birtles, Georgia Bosson, Hannah Lobley, Helen Slater, Jacky Oliver, Jan Bowman, Janine Partington, Julie Vernon, Laura Mabbutt, Linda Bloomfield, Lizzie Kimbley, Michaela McMillan, Momoka Gomi, Nick Rawcliffe and Myra Hutton, Rachel Fitzpatrick, ReWorked (Sam Isaacs), Scott Benefield and Verity Pulford.

Exhibition Dates and Venue:

29 January – 24 April 2022

Main Gallery, The Hub, Navigation Wharf, Carre Street, Sleaford, Lincolnshire NG34 7TW

For press enquiries and images:

Please contact David Gorrod or Trina Wickenden at Seen PR [email protected] | @seen_pr | Tel +44 (0) 1273 722 469


On news index page: Detail of Gardens of the Mind by Verity Pulford, kiln-formed glass, 2021.

Assemblage of turned wooden vessels by Ash & Plumb, 2021.

Detail of ZZ Quilt by Georgia Bosson, 2021.

Licheniculous Basalt Form by Linda Bloomfield, 2021.

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