News


Design-Nation at Top Drawer Spring 2018
Category: Design Factory Member News
29 Nov 2017 - In January we will return to Top Drawer as a fully merged organisation under the Design-Nation name.
Leading UK Craft & Design Organisations Merge. Membership application process OPEN!
Category: Design Factory News
27 Nov 2017 - Design-Nation and Design Factory unveil a bright new future
Heritage Crafts Association launches the HCA/Marsh Endangered Craft Award 2017/18
Category: Design Factory News
25 Nov 2017 - The Heritage Crafts Association (HCA) is delighted to announce the launch of a new Award of £1,000 with the kind support of Marsh Christian Trust.
Call for Makers: Rising Stars 2018 Exhibition
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
23 Nov 2017 - Rising Stars aims to offer new makers their first step into the market place, through a curated, selling exhibition.
Regional cluster groups – December update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
19 Nov 2017 - Our cluster groups of members across the UK continue to meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring
Dazzle@OXO
Category: Exhibitions
17 Nov 2017 - Showing their mix of established, International designers and new makers spotted at the point of graduation including Sue Gregor and Miranda Sharpe
Tea Green Pop Up Boutique
Category: Events
15 Nov 2017 - Join Tea Green & Taypark House for THE festive shopping destination in Dundee!
Make Your Own Jewellery with Kate Bajic
Category: Courses & Workshops
15 Nov 2017 - Be inspired to design and create your own jewellery, adding textures and mixing metals.
Stitched Together exhibition
Category: Exhibitions
14 Nov 2017 - A display of textiles, created by military community groups, forms our latest special exhibition.
Exhibit at Collect 2018
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
11 Nov 2017 - Collect is the craft sector's premier showcase, bringing together galleries, artists and collectors from around the world to present a stunning array of established and new talent.
Hire Focus Gallery's ground floor gallery space
Category: Craft Centres & Art Galleries
10 Nov 2017 - The space can accommodate a sizeable group of artists.
Crafts Council Professional Development workshops and advice sessions
Category: Developing Your Business
7 Nov 2017 - Crafts Council Talent Development team programme regular bite size workshops and 1:1 advice sessions to support makers and designers with their business development needs.
Oriel Davies Open 2018 - Call for entries
Category: Exhibition Opportunities
3 Nov 2017 - Oriel Davies’ biennial, open submission exhibition, ODO, is now live with a call for entries.
Where to visit Design Factory members this Christmas
Category: Design Factory Member News
31 Oct 2017 - Buy from independent crafts people this Christmas
Design Factory's regional cluster groups November update!
Category: Design Factory Member News
31 Oct 2017 - Design Factory now has 9 cluster groups of members that meet regularly for networking, training and peer mentoring.
Member of the Month - Maxine Greer
Category: Design Factory Member News
31 Oct 2017 - We catch up with Maxine and find out about her design processes
'Cup' at Unit Twelve
Category: Exhibitions
21 Oct 2017 - Celebrating the diversity of the humble 'Cup'
Silver Service is Made for the Table at The Harley Gallery
20 Oct 2017 - ‘Made for the Table’ is a glittering new exhibition of contemporary silver from the world-renowned Goldsmiths’ Company Silver Collection, showing at The Harley Gallery on the ducal Welbeck estate in Nottinghamshire
Naseem Darbey: We Are Saved By Loss
Category: Exhibitions
18 Oct 2017 - Naseem Darbey opens her Roof Gallery exhibition with a talk discussing the themes of her work.
In the Spotlight
Category: Exhibitions
15 Oct 2017 - The Craft Centre Leeds celebrates 35 years with a group showcase of stunning contemporary jewellery & small keepsake gift items