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The December cohort: our latest joiners

18th January 2024

As we welcome a new year, with some exciting projects on the horizon, we also open our arms to yet more talents in craft and design who have joined Design-Nation’s membership in late 2023. Our new Professional members are Bea Jareno, Nick Newlands, and Su France who moves up from Associate. Bea is a jeweller … Continued

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Great talents across the UK: our newest members

19th December 2022

Design-Nation rounds off 2022 with yet another great cohort of new members. There’s lots to celebrate this festive season. Our portfolio is enhanced by no less than 32 new talents, while two existing members move up to Full and Graduate membership as their careers progress. There’s a wide diversity of practices – 7 in textile … Continued

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Design-Nation Graduates at Heart Gallery

8th September 2022

Here at Design-Nation we are always seeking opportunities to support our members and we are committed to developing creative talent at every stage of career. Our Graduate members are in the early stages of establishing their creative practice and keen to showcase their new collections to build their profile. We’re thrilled to announce that we’ve … Continued

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Questioning minds, skillful hands: our new members

8th June 2022

In late May our independent panel convened to review the latest tranche of membership applications and they were delighted with what they saw. It seems that makers’ standards improve all the time: while the materials deployed are relatively traditional (ceramics, glass, metal, textiles, wood), the range of skills and technical knowledge employed by designer-makers are … 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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Ceramic Art London 2022: Meaning is Everything

8th April 2022

Today the wonderful Ceramic Art London return to Kings Cross London after an enforced two year absence. Much missed, this high quality fair and celebration of all things made of clay is definitely one to see. Some of Design-Nation’s most impressive makers will be there, so if you are lucky enough to get in do … Continued

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