Our Journey

29 Jan – 24 Apr 2022

Main Gallery

Image: Verity Pulford, Study of Algae 2

Showcasing excellence, sustainability, and diversity in craft & design.

Our Journey captures important milestones in the evolution of Design-Nation’s portfolio of leading contemporary designer-makers from across the UK. A showcase of diverse material-led practices, Our Journey emphasises excellence and beauty of design and craftsmanship, and highlights the sector’s increasingly committed focus on innovative ways to address sustainability and embrace ethical making.

The exhibition features 25 selected designer-makers from the Design-Nation portfolio, working in ceramics, digital technologies, glass, leather, metal, repurposed materials, textile, and wood.

Design-Nation: future thinking for craft, design and product.


Featured Artists:

Alison Shelton Brown

Amy Leigh

Anna Thomson

Arra Textiles (Lucy MacDonald)

Ash & Plumb

Charlie Birtles

Georgia Bosson

Hannah Lobley

Helen Slater Stokes

Jacky Oliver

Jan Bowman

Janine Partington

Julie Vernon

Laura Mabbutt

Linda Bloomfield

Lizzie Kimbley

Michaela McMillan

Momoka Gomi

Nick Rawcliffe and Myra Hutton

Rachel Fitzpatrick

ReWorked (Sam Isaacs)

Scott Benefield

Verity Pulford

Image: Ash & Plumb, Vases

Image: Arra Textiles, Ebb And Flow 1.2 detail

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