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Posts Tagged ‘Crafts Council’

New Designers Celebrates 30 Years: an interview with One Year On curator Rheanna Lingham

An interview with the curator of the 2015 One Year On exhibition at New Designers. Rheanna Lingham is a jewellery designer and co-founder of cult design store Luna & Curious, based in Shoreditch.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Rheanna, portrait work
Jewellery by Rheanna Lingham, photography by Emma Dalzell.

Rheanna Lingham trained as a jewellery designer on the brilliant Middlesex University course (read my review of the 2015 graduate show here). She then opened Luna & Curious with fellow creatives Polly George and Kaoru Parry, specialising in British made products featuring high quality craftsmanship, traditional skills and excellent design. This year she curates the 30th edition of the preeminent graduate show New Designers. I got the low down on her role...

Rheanna Lingham photo by Karina Twiss
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Inspired by Illustration: An interview with jewellery designer Annabelle Lucilla

Jewellery designer Annabelle Lucilla has been creating illustrations since childhood: here she tells us why she decided to pursue a career in jewellery design, her design process and the importance of social media in building a career.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Annabelle Lucilla by Laura Hickman. I first ran across the beautiful illustrated etched designs of Annabelle Lucilla at the One Year On exhibition at New Designers 2013, and her work […]

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London Design Week 2011: The Best of the Independent Jewellery Fairs

During September and October 2011, London was the playground to a host of wonderful jewellery fairs and exhibitions in conjunction with London Design Week. I spent a few leisurely days checking them out.

Written by Miranda Williams

Sian Bostwick Forget Me Not Necklace by Tilly Wright The first of my visits was to Gabriel’s Wharf on the South Bank. Nestled amongst a handful of gift shops and […]

Power of Making at the V&A: exhibition review

The Power of Making celebrates the best of human imagination and creativity in craft: here's some of my favourite things I discovered, including an embroidered surgical implant and a baby created out of marzipan.

Written by Amelia Gregory

A hyperrealistic baby doll created by Elaine Colbert for ‘adoption’. Yesterday I went along to check out the new Power of Making exhibition at the V&A Porter Gallery in conjunction […]

Tent London 2010 LAB CRAFT Exhibition Review

The LAB CRAFT area at Tent London showcased Digital Adventures in Contemporary Craft - a selection of work from some of the top artisans making the most of advances in technology.

Written by Amelia Gregory

All photography by Amelia Gregory. Yes, help I admit this will be a series of massively late reviews, but I’m going by that age old edict, better late than never…. […]