Contemporary jewellery and adornment exploring mental health
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Exhibitions

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Out Of Sight Out Of Mind
Oct
11
to Oct 29

Out Of Sight Out Of Mind

  • Summerhall Basement space (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Now in its fifth year, Out of Sight, Out of Mind (OOSOOM) is an exhibition of artworks created in relation to peoples’ experiences of mental health issues. It is part of the Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival (SMHAF).

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Open Studios at AbbeyMount
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Open Studios at AbbeyMount

Visit my OPEN STUDIOS at Abbeymount Studios this September!

I invite you inside to see my creative space, chat over tea, meet the makers I share my space with and browse our work. 

I will have my current work available to purchase plus a little discount area where you can grab a bargain!

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Jun
15
to Jun 17

DesignMarket

Launch Fri 15 June 5–8pm
Open Sat 16 & Sun 17 June 10am–6pm

Our annual makers’ fair celebrating contemporary craft and design across fashion, homeware, print and illustration is back. With our partners Creative Edinburgh we are giving a special focus on emerging designers and collectives. Presenting gorgeous items to add to you home and wardrobe, there will also be designer led events and workshops to give some insight into their working practices and try your hand at making. 

LINE UP:

Akvile SuAll That is BrawBehind BrackenBertyBBlessed UnrestCara Guthrie CeramicsCara MorrisCatherine AitkenCollingwood-Norriscomptonville/campbell / Darte JewelleryEleanor Kerr-PattonElement47Elin Isaksson GlassFiona Luing JewelleryGJEWLHannah SulekHappy Retro FurnitureHeather SawersionalundiedesignJenni Douglas DesignsJessica HowarthKate Colin DesignKinnaird JewelleryKirsty Muir JewelleryKrush DesignLia BLisa ArnottLook, LaurenLucia Castillo.Mixed mediaLucky Cloud SkincareMAiKPaisley PinsPolymorphicsQuincy DesignsQuinta Essenzarachel smithRebecca Sarah BlackSarah McAdamStefanie CheongSteph LiddleStravaig / Studio FiveSuk-Wan Chan Designertablet + HAARTwiggdwooltide – [collected and created]

 

TALKS: TALES OF THE TRADE

Creative Edinburgh presents two short talks with designer/illustrator Karen Mabon and illustrator Susie Purvis, sharing secrets and experiences from the inside of running design-led businesses. Come and pick up some tips on growing your enterprise locally and internationally, and on which paths to take on your design journey. The talks are half an hour each with time built in for your questions at the end.

Saturday 16 June

Karen Mabon
3–3.45pm Free. Book via Eventbrite
Join Laura Macintosh, Commercial Director of Karen Mabon – known for their illustrative silk scarves and printed textiles. Laura will talk about the business, its growth and how they have gained international recognition.

Sunday 17 June

Susie Purvis
3–3.45pm Free. Book via Eventbrite
Join Susie Purvis as she talks about her life as an illustrator: the hurdles she faced, the mistakes and successes on her journey in the industry. This talk will be full of tips for those of you interested in navigating similar paths.

WORKSHOPS

Saturday 16 June

Jude Gove: Make your own Leather Coin Purse
10am–1pm. £35 (suitable for 12+ years). Book via Eventbrite
Using soft leather and pure wool felt, Jude Gove will take you through all aspects of making your own coin purse. Choose your leather, cut out your design and stitch it all together using simple hand sewing techniques. All materials provided.

Kate Colin: Make your own Geometric Paper Vase
2.15–4.45pm. £35 (suitable for 12+). Book via Eventbrite
Explore folding techniques, patterns and shapes, and learn how to make three-dimensional creations using a few simple folds. You’ll make hanging decorations and your own geometric paper vase to take home. High quality colourful paper and all materials are included.

Sunday 17 June

Stefanie Cheong: Make your own Rock Jewel
11am-12.30pm. £25 (suitable for 8+ if accompanied by an adult). Book via Eventbrite
Grind natural rocks into pigment or shards to add to jesmonite, giving colour and texture which will then be embedded in a circular, triangle or square mould. You will fashion a closure pin from 100% recycled silver for the back, transforming your rock jewel into a wearable brooch or pin.

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Jun
8
to Jun 10

Eunique

  • Trade Fair Centre Karlsruhe (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

At EUNIQUE, you can discover one-of-a-kind products that are not available in stores, enjoy one-on-one conversations with the designers and purchase the things you like directly!

A curated selection of international furniture, fashion and jewellery designers await you. More than 350 exhibitors will present products which fascinate you with their unique nature.

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May
14
to Jun 9

Karlsruhe Design Week

Three selected pieces will be on show as part of Karlsruhe's design week at Donna.

Kriegsstrasse 140 (corner Sophien- / Karlstrasse) 
76133 Karlsruhe

Phone: +49 721 22662
Fax: +49 721 23485
E-Mail: info@mode-donna.de

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Mar
3
to Apr 4

Insight

This exhibition is designed to raise awareness of mental health and generate some much needed funds for Lancashire Mind in order for them to continue the work they do across the county. 

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Feb
22
to May 26

NOT ONLY DECORATION: ON FULL VOLUME

Our opening, Not only decoration: on full volume offers works from 30 artists that speak up about important issues facing the world today, proving that jewelry can be more than just an aesthetic for the body. These members are artists and makers from all over the world through jewelry and objects that deals with social and environmental issues, they will also experience that jewelry doesn't have to be only a decorative object for the body. Jewelry can be an amplifier for those who wish to add their voices to important topics and to do so through their work.

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