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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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Another 23 Designers Join Design-Nation

9th March 2022

Last month our independent section panel had the happy task of reviewing the latest tranche of applications to join Design-Nation, an impressive array of colour, pattern, texture, shapes, materials, experiences and skills. As a result 23 more exciting designer-makers have joined us, across all levels of our membership programme. Eleven are now full members of … Continued

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Sustainable, Design-Led & Handcrafted Wares

11th February 2022

Design-Nation is thrilled to be at the Spring 2022 instalment of Top Drawer. We’re pleased to announce that this year the event is live at London Olympia, as well as virtual. As usual, we have a talented group of DN members on our stand, representing some of the UK’s very best design-led designer/makers and curated … Continued

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Our Journey Opens at The Hub

29th January 2022

Showcasing excellence, sustainability and diversity in craft & design Our Journey 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 … 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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Characterful new work, talented new makers

23rd November 2021

We’re always happy to discover intriguing new talent in craft and design, and our latest recruits to the Design-Nation portfolio are full of ideas and innovations, charm and cleverness. We welcome seven new full members whose practices span glass, jewellery, leather and also no less than three ceramicists. Louise Heighes launched her decorative interiors brand … Continued

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