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Handmade in Britain - Designer Makers take note

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Handmade in Britain - Designer Makers take note  

November to many of us may seem like months away (probably because it is!), however to many Design Makers in the UK, November is an important date to think about right now. Confused? Let Startacus explain all...

The 8th - 10th of November are the dates when the Handmade in Britain Contemporary Crafts and Design Fair takes place in Chelsea, London. Despite November still being an age away, the closing Handmade in Britaindate for showcasing at the event is actually fast approaching.

Handmade in Britain supports and promotes designer-makers who create their work in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. They provide a platform of support and promotion for design and craft talent through fairs, events and pop-ups alongside workshops and mentoring, whilst also providing a comprehensive support programme for new graduates and up-coming design talent.

To showcase at this year’s fair, Handmade in Britain are now accepting applications from designer-makers working in Britain and who are creating in the following disciplines: Fashion design & accessories, Interior design & accessories, glass, jewellery, furniture, stationery, metalwork, ceramics, sculpture, woodwork, prints and etchings.

Alongside that, for Handmade in Britain 13, five recent graduates (must have graduated in 2012 or 2013) will get the chance to exhibit their work in the New Graduate Showcase area. Designer makers will display their work in a dedicated gallery area, on the stage of the main hall for the duration of Handmade in Britain 13. In addition, each designer maker will have the opportunity to attend a specialised workshop with Piyush Suri, aimed at preparing the designer maker for the show and offering invaluable business advice to support their future careers.

Check out the main Handmade in Britain website for all the details and the application forms you may need. For the short term however, be aware that the closing date is the 12th April - so get that date in your diary now if you are likely to forget.

Good luck to all you recent Grads and experienced Designer-Makers out there who do apply.

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Published on: 18th February 2013

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