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Our Picks: London Craft Week

Hiut Denim Hiut Denim

Hiut Denim

Hiut Denim
Still from 'Clay Connection', Real to Reel Crafts Council

Crafts Council

Still from 'Clay Connection', Real to Reel
Yinka Ilori: Types of Happiness ANDREW MEREDITH

ANDREW MEREDITH

Yinka Ilori: Types of Happiness
Kasane: The Language of Japanese Colour Combinations Japan House

Japan House

Kasane: The Language of Japanese Colour Combinations
Material Matters: Pigment Symposium City and Guilds

City and Guilds

Material Matters: Pigment Symposium
Common Threads: 'Storm Bowl' by Ane Christensen Ane Christensen

Ane Christensen

Common Threads: 'Storm Bowl' by Ane Christensen

Discover our picks to check out at this year's London Craft Week: 8-12 May 2019 


Hiut Denim at the Office of the Secretary of State for Wales
8 May 16:00 – 18:00

A chance to hear how pioneering Welsh denim brand Hiut Denim brought jeans manufacturing back to the town of Cardigan.

- Niamh Tuft, Fashion Programme Manager  

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Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival
Picturehouse Central
8 May 18:30 – 20:00

See how craft meet film in all way - whether it's a documentary on weaving or a paper-cut animation. If you miss it here, British Council is touring the festival internationally!

- Kendall Robbins, Programme Manager 

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Yinka Ilori: Types of Happiness
StudioRCA
8-12 May 

Wandsworth Council and the RCA present a solo exhibition from furniture designer Yinka Ilori coinciding with Ilori’s first public commission to redesign a Nine Elms underpass in a project called ‘Happy Street’.

- Hannah Robinson, Programme Manager 

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Living Colours: Kasane
Japan House
Open until 19 May

Don't miss this beautiful exhibition which explores natural dying techniques and the age-old art of Kasane, the creation of Japanese colour combinations. The exhibition shines a spotlight on a 200 year-old family-run company based in Kyoto who are guardians of this ancient tradition.

 - Sarah Mann, Director 

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Material Matters: Pigment Symposium and Historic Carving
City & Guilds of London Art School
10 & 11 May 10:00 – 17:00

Pigment has shaped the creative output of artists, designers and craftspeople through the centuries, and this 1 day symposium explores its historic and contemporary use and its global significance, while inviting you to get hands on with some stone carving. 

- Jessica Mansfield, Programme Coordinator 

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Common Threads: Ane Christensen and Daphne Krinos
Studio Fusion Gallery
7 May - 8 June 

An exhibition and talk giving an insight into a collaboration between a metalsmith, Ane Christensen, and jeweller, Daphne Krinos. The talk, chaired by curator and journalist Corinne Julius, will have the two designers in conversation, speaking about their practice and the playfulness and importance of collaboration across disciplines.

- Kate Le Versha, Marketing Manager 

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