Preview: The Future of Craft at London Craft Week 2019

Future Icons is proud to be showcasing at the inaugural ‘The Future of Craft’ held at London Craft Week, 9-12 May 2019.

A special event for London Craft Week 2019; Oxo Tower Wharf presents THE FUTURE OF CRAFT in collaboration with Design-Nation and Future Icons. The exhibition will include curated line up of innovative and forward-thinking craft organisations, practitioners and collectives. Set against the raw, industrial surrounding of Bargehouse, visitors will discover a series of new works and installations by trail-blazing makers working in textiles, furniture, ceramics, lighting, metal and interior accessories.

The Future of Craft will feature a thought-provoking talks programme including a one-day seminar hosted by Ceramics Research Centre-UK. Group discussions and presentations will address topics such as Future Craft and Culture with speakers such as Clare Twomey, Phoebe Cummings and Tessa Peters.

Visitors will have the chance to get involved with hands-on craft workshops by Yodomo including; Make a Terrarium with London Terrariums, An Introduction to Embroidery with Embellished Talk ,and Rise and Shine shoe shine with shoemakers Carreducker.

Occupying over 90 square meters of industrial space, Future Icons will present a curated mix of new and established hand-crafted projects by 16 interior led artists.

Disciplines and designers on show:

Ceramics: Jo Davies MA RCA // Judy McKenzie MA RCA // Remy Dubibe // Sally McGill

Furniture & Lighting:  Christine Meyer-Eaglestone MA // Kevin Stamper // Mauro Dell’Orco // Nightshop // RHMB // Vezzini & Chen MA RCA

Metal Artworks: Kei Tominaga MA

Textiles: Barnaby Goode MA // Christabel Balfour // Claire Coles // Pipet Design // Richard McVetis MA RCA // Zuzana Lalikova

Full press release from Oxo Tower Wharf & Future Icons can be found here: Press Release