News and Events - Handmade in Britain 14

Friday 1 August 2014

Handmade in Britain returns to Chelsea Old Town Hall for the 8th year of The Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair. This Christmas season, over 100 UK-based designer makers will showcase the best of contemporary fine crafts in all disciplines across Interiors and fashion over three days at the historic and beautiful Chelsea Old Town Hall.

The show is an inspiring alternative to the high street and a unique opportunity to browse exceptional crafts, buy unique and handmade gifts or commission a bespoke piece of work. This is a luxury shopping experience with added value, a very special chance to buy directly from the makers and discover the inspirations and processes behind the work of Britain's most skilled craftspeople.

Handmade in Britain 14: The Contemporary Crafts & Design Fair offers a unique opportunity to explore British contemporary crafts in a showcase of innovative design alongside exceptional craftsmanship presenting a rich variety of form, function and style...

Amongst the covetable pieces for your home discover a wealth of gift ideas to explore in time for Christmas...

Scotland's Sian Patterson creates ceramics as 'functional still life' and showcases a quiet collection of work both familiar and distinctive, and Jonathan Rogers' glass work presents an exploration of texture, pattern and a layering of colour in pieces that are modern, understated and elegant. Daniel Latorre-Cruz exhibits handmade paper lighting rendered from recycled paper and tree fibres and Sarah Grove exhibits her textile-inspired bowls, jugs and vases from her collection of buttoned, patchwork and quilted ceramics. Mark Hanvey from Northern Ireland showcases wood work of a finely detailed and delicate nature in functional and conceptual forms and Goldborough offer home textiles with a modern aesthetic created with environmentally sustainable materials.

Heart Home New Graduate Showcase

Alongside established and well-known makers the show celebrates new talent, and invites you to meet designers at the very start of their career in the New Graduate Showcase, this year supported by Heart Home. The editors of Heart Home have carefully selected the brightest new talent in fashion and interiors to present their work in a dedicated gallery area in what for many will be their first professional show.


When: 14-16 November, 2014

Where: Chelsea Old Town Hall, King's Road, London, SW3 5EE