Events

Made You Look – a film about creativity in the digital age

A rare and candid insight into the work of some of the UK’s top creative talent, including beautifully shot footage of artists at work and play in their own creative environments including: Jon Burgerman, Anthony Burrill, Sophie, Dauvois, Fred Deakin, Pete Fowler, Kate Moross & Helen Musselwhite, In association with D&AD. Screenings: 2pm Sat 6…

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Real to Reel: The Craft Film Festival – The UK’s first festival dedicated to craft and making

Friday 5 May (8.30-10.30pm) Opening the first evening is Roadliners from Pretend Lovers – an evocative documentary that sets out to shed some much needed light on an often unappreciated craft. The film celebrates road markers Tam and Jim as they hand-pour and paint lines on the streets of Glasgow. Directed by Juriaan Booij and…

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Conversations in Creativity – Charles Hadcock: Studio Visit & Panel with Charles Hadcock FRBS, John Grayson, Hugh Miller, Jamie Holman & Claire Mander in association with The Royal British Society of Sculptors (RBS)

An exclusive opportunity to gain a unique insight into the work and process of Charles Hadcock, one of the country’s leading artists in his own studio surroundings, located in the stunning South Ribble mill location, followed by a panel discussion other RBS artists and celebrated emerging maker talent. How do you finance the creation of…

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Speaker

Samuel Wilkinson

Whilst at Ravensbourne College,  Samuel Wilkinson won several design awards, including the RSA award and D&AD New Blood. He then worked for leading consultancies such as Tangerine, Fitch:London, PearsonLloyd and Conran, working on award winning projects for British Airways, Audi, LG, Samsung, and Virgin Airways. Samuel set up his eponymous studio in 2008. The studio’s…

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Nicolas Roope

Nicolas (Nik) Roope is Co- Founder + Creative Director- Plumen. Nik is the driving force behind our product and brand vision. Outside of the lighting world, Nik is world renowned as a design, digital and marketing innovator. As co-founder and Creative Director of Poke digital agency, he has helped shaped the online brand presence for…

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Jane Foster

Jane Foster is an award winning illustrator, author and textile designer working with some of the world’s leading brands including IKEA, Habitat, Waitrose and Apple. Her work is strongly influenced by mid-twentieth century Scandinavian design, particularly the work of Marimekko, Lucienne Day and the artwork by Dick Bruna and Alain Gree. Jane currently has a…

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Claire Norcross

Claire Norcross is an award-winning lighting designer based in Preston. Claire’s practice is closely rooted to her beginnings as a ‘designer maker’ within the craft market, and while she has produced bespoke designs and exhibitions pieces, she is best known for the commercial lighting designs for retailers such as Habitat and Made.com. Claire’s signature style…

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