News


Collectives Fair 2018 Open for Applications
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
21 Sep 2017 - Part of the hugely successful Select Festival, The Collectives Fair returns for 2018 and is now open for applications.
Design Factory and Design Nation return to Handmade at Kew
Category: Design Factory Member News
20 Sep 2017 - We are thrilled to be returning with a group stand of 15 members
The Heritage Crafts Association Funds for craftspeople
Category: Funding Opportunities
18 Sep 2017 - The Heritage Crafts Association (HCA) is pleased to announce a call for applications for a suite of awards and bursaries recognising people working in traditional skills.
Design Factory member Julie Vernon completes public art piece
Category: Design Factory Member News
16 Sep 2017 - Created for a housing development in Queniborough, Leicestershirecommissioned by David Wilson Homes.
Workshops with Carla Sealey
Category: Courses & Workshops
14 Sep 2017 - Learn the art of ceramics and glass jewellery with Design Factory member
Ben Sherwin & Jennie McCall at Focus Galley
Category: Exhibitions
13 Sep 2017 - See work by DF member Jennie McCall at Focus Gallery this Autumn
Visit our group stand at Handmade Edinburgh
Category: Exhibitions
12 Sep 2017 - Following the success of Handmade in Britain's first year in Scotland, Handmade Edinburgh will be returning to the Royal Mile this October.
Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair
Category: Exhibitions
9 Sep 2017 - We have 15 members exhibiting as GNCCF celebrate its 10th edition
Upholstery: Evolution to Revolution Open Call
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
8 Sep 2017 - Following a successful run at the Geffrye Museum, London, Second Sitters are taking 'Upholstery: Evolution to Revolution' to The National Centre for Craft and Design
The Brewhouse Gallery Shop: Christmas Callout
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
6 Sep 2017 - With Winter approaching, The Brewhouse Gallery Shop are looking for new stock ready for the Christmas season. We’re looking for anything from winter themed pieces to hand crafted gifts.
Made in the Middle: Contemporary Craft from the Midlands
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
4 Sep 2017 - Made in the Middle is a touring exhibition that celebrates some of the best contemporary craft and applied art from the Midlands and we are thrilled that The Brewhouse will be one of the host venues as it makes its way around The Region!
Design Factory's regional cluster groups September update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
2 Sep 2017 - Design Factory now has 9 cluster groups of members that meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring.
See and buy Design Factory members' work in Spalding this Autumn
Category: Design Factory Member News
1 Sep 2017 - Design Factory's dedicated contemporary craft and design showcase at The South Holland Arts Centre in the centre of Spalding continues!
Member of the Month - Melissa Montague
Category: Case Studies
29 Aug 2017 - We catch up with Melissa and find out about her design processes
Let's Pretend - solo exhibition by Kirstie Adamson Magazine Collage Artist
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
28 Aug 2017 - This solo show by Kirstie Adamson is a continuation from an exhibition she curated last year – Fairy tales, Myths & Legends which featured work by members from EcoCreate, an eco-friendly handmade art and craft network.
Experimental Book Binding with Jennifer Collier
Category: Courses & Workshops
27 Aug 2017 - You will be shown Jennifer’s trademark experimental techniques and create your own sketchbook
Herts Visual Arts Open Studios 2017
Category: Exhibitions
26 Aug 2017 - For almost 30 years, artists and makers across Hertfordshire have been welcoming visitors for the annual Herts Open Studios in September.
Visit Design Factory members at London Design Festival
Category: Exhibitions
25 Aug 2017 - As part of The Craft Pavilion
The International Print Exchange is Back
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
24 Aug 2017 - Now in its ninth year the International Print Exchange is back and this it’s anticipated that more than 200 mini-prints will feature by printmakers from all over the world.
Maker's Dozen - An Exhibition of Contemporary Craft
Category: Design Factory Member News
23 Aug 2017 - This exhibition includes an exciting, eclectic mix of 13 artists, designers and makers working with a plethora of materials to create ceramics, textiles, jewellery, mosaic and other mixed media artworks.