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Collect 2024: Materials and Limits

28th February 2024

Design-Nation is delighted to return to Collect for the 5th time in this prestigious show’s 20 year history. As we announced last December, today at Somerset House we unveil exciting new work by ten makers who are really pushing the limits of their materials and form to make pieces that speak to our times. Discover … Continued

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Craft Stars at Collect 2023

27th February 2023

Craft Stars at Collect 2023: look out for Design-Nation’s Members at Somerset House this week! It’s an annual highlight of the contemporary craft calendar and we love spending at the Craft Council’s Collect event each year. After two exciting outings in 2021 and 2022 the DN team is taking a year out from exhibiting in … 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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