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:

Ash & Plumb

Scott Benefield

Charlie Birtles

Linda Bloomfield

Georgia Bosson

Jan Bowman

Rachel Fitzpatrick

Momoka Gomi

Myra Hutton and Nick Rawcliffe

Sam Isaacs

Lizzie Kimbley

Amy Leigh

Hannah Lobley

Lucy MacDonald

Michaela McMillan

Laura Mabbutt

Jacky Oliver

Janine Partington

Verity Pulford

Alison Shelton Brown

Helen Slater Stokes

Anna Thomson

Julie Vernon

Image: Ash & Plumb, Vases

Image: Arra Textiles, Ebb And Flow 1.2 detail

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