Friday, 12 April 2013

Satisfy your crafty urges... CIY!

Our enjoyable CIY: Craft It Yourself workshops offer the chance for anyone to take part in craft and design. Learn from a pro and have some ‘making’ fun… No experience required! Whether you’re already an expert, or fancy trying something new, come and satisfy your crafty urges at our informal workshops.

We have special workshops lined up to celebrate Clerkenwell Design Week and Jewellery Week 2013. If you’re feeling inspired by London design events, why not fashion a fascinator, create a cushion, do some printing or make some jewellery?

Find out more here and book online now!

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

Benchmark design

A big thank you to Turnbull Grey! We love the new exhibition branding for Benchmark - an exhibition of contemporary work for Jewellery Week 2013 (10-15 June).

Find out more and plan your visit here

Monday, 8 April 2013

Benchmark for Jewellery Week 2013

To celebrate Jewellery Week 2013 and showcase incredible work made by UK designers today, Craft Central presents Benchmark - a selling exhibition of contemporary jewellery design (10-15 June 2013). A stone’s throw from London’s famous jewellery quarter, Hatton Garden, Benchmark will take place in our new Gallery and feature exciting jewellery by 16 leading designers, selected for the original nature of their outstanding handmade jewellery. Benchmark will explore the making processes, sculptural forms, innovative materials and narrative elements that contribute to the making of cutting-edge jewellery that remains highly wearable. Bold and dramatic, astonishingly intricate, exceptionally skilful... see jewellery in a new light.

Find out more and plan your visit here

BENCHMARK WILL SHOWCASE WEARABLE ARTWORKS BY Andrea Kamasova, Day C, De Anna Kiernan, Farrah Al-Dujaili, Heather McDermott, Jane Gowans, Julia Parry-Jones, Karen Fox, Lauren Taylor, Lynne Maclachlan, Naomi McIntosh, Neil Marlow, Rhiannon Palmer, Sarah Herriot, Sophie Stamp and Vicky Saragouda AND PHOTOGRAPHY BY Juliet Sheath of Full Focus Photography

For more information about Benchmark and for high res images please contact the curator, Exhibitions & Events Manager Sarah Hewett / 020 7251 0276