From studios to the high street, Scotland-based makers are set to take over London's most renowned furniture and interiors store Heal's, as part of this year's London Craft Week.
The Craft Scotland x Heal's residency, running from Wednesday 9 to Sunday 13 May, will give an insight into their contemporary process through demonstrations and a programme of workshops. Filling seven metres of window display; ceramics, woodcarving, leatherwork, jewellery design and weaving will transform the London store into a maker space buzzing with activity.
Dedicated to showcasing the very best international and British creativity and craftsmanship, London Craft Week has become a key event in the international craft calendar. Buyers and enthusiasts flock to the capital to see and experience a wide array of craft practices in iconic and historic locations.
The workshops at Heal's give visitors the opportunity to generate patterns through mark-making with ceramicist Myer Halliday or carve a wooden spoon from sustainably sourced Scottish greenwood with Object Company.
Using soft leather, Jude Gove will take participants through all aspects of making their own purse. From making architectural jewellery with designer/maker Naomi McIntosh to learning how to create a willow basket with weaver Lise Bech, there will be a diverse array of skills on show and an ability learn first hand from some of Scotland’s most celebrated craft talent.
For workshops, you have to book via heals.com. There are just 12 places per session and each one costs between £35–40. Demonstrations are free and no booking is required. Craft Scotland x Heal's runs from 9 - 13 May 2018.