News


Paper Patchwork, Pockets and Pleats with Jennifer Collier
Category: Courses & Workshops
17 Aug 2017 - A sampler’s workshop with a difference, as all the traditional embroidery techniques will all be created using paper.
MADE BRIGHTON at St Bartholomew's Call for Applications
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
15 Aug 2017 - MADE BRIGHTON at St BARTHOLOMEW’S is running for a second year in the stunning St Bartholomew’s Church. Whilst still showing the best makers in the country, the St Bartholomew’s fair will be a down to earth ‘Village Hall’ one day, table-top selling event for 60 exhibitors.
Visit Design Factory members at Melbourne Festival Art & Architecture Trail
Category: Events
13 Aug 2017 - There will be paintings, photography, pottery, sculpture and jewellery – in fact something for every taste and pocket.
Design Nation Gearing up for London Design Festival 2017
Category: Exhibitions
12 Aug 2017 - Design Nation present five of their members at this year's Decorex for whom this is also an important facet of their practice.
Mini Beach Huts and Bird Houses with Jennifer Collier
Category: Courses & Workshops
11 Aug 2017 - In this half day art workshop you will be shown how to create mini beach huts and mini bird houses from card.
Visit Design Factory members at Wirksworth Festival
Category: Exhibitions
9 Aug 2017 - During Wirkswoth's Art & Architecture Trail Weekend, the entire town becomes a gallery with over 150 artists and designer makers exhibiting and selling their work in more than 70 venues
'Cup' exhibition Private View
Category: Exhibitions
7 Aug 2017 - This Christmas selling exhibition celebrates the diversity of the humble 'Cup' and will showcase vessels in all different types of materials and styles, from ceramic, to paper, to wire, to fabric, to wood...
Maker Demonstration with Melissa Montague
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
5 Aug 2017 - See Design Factory member demonstrate her craft at NCCD
Nigel Cheney: Decorated
Category: Exhibitions
3 Aug 2017 - Decorated is an ongoing research project that explores the relationships between commemoration and memory through textiles.
CAA New Member Showcase
Category: Exhibitions
2 Aug 2017 - Introducing CAA’s new members
Member of the Month - Miranda Sharpe
Category: Case Studies
1 Aug 2017 - We catch up with Miranda and find out about her design processes
National Trust Retail Opportunity Open Call
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
29 Jul 2017 - National Trust has partnered with the Crafts Council - Britain's national development agency for contemporary craft - to sponsor the 2017 National Trust Artisan & Craft Retail Open Call
Design Factory's regional cluster groups August update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
28 Jul 2017 - Design Factory now has 9 cluster groups of members that meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring.
Adam & Eve Project
Category: Exhibitions
27 Jul 2017 - A group of 13 leading artists based in and around Derbyshire and Staffordshire, have produced work for The Adam & Eve Project.
'Cup' at Unit Twelve
Category: Exhibitions
27 Jul 2017 - Celebrating the diversity of the humble 'Cup'
WebinArt Online Workshop Leaders and Mentors Wanted
Category: Creative Industry Jobs
25 Jul 2017 - Creative Leicestershire are looking for Workshop leaders to run online workshops for creative graduates in our new WebinArt Programme starting this Autumn.
What's on at National Centre for Craft and Design Roof Gallery
Category: Exhibitions
22 Jul 2017 - Visit the roof gallery for 3 exhibitions including Design Factory member Kate Bajic
International Festival of Glass
Category: Exhibitions
19 Jul 2017 - The 7th International Festival of Glass

Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
18 Jul 2017 - Internationally renowned textile artist Michael Brennand-Wood will be offering a new perspective on his work
Ruth Singer has a new exhibition with the Quilt Association
Category: Exhibitions
17 Jul 2017 - She will be showing new work inspired by the narratives of heritage quilts.