home: event [ interiors styling workshop ]
A definite must-do workshop for advice and guidance for new interior stylists and people wanting expert teaching on professional styling. Great for individuals or small businesses looking to improve their visual presence, store or space design or learn ways to style and present homes and interiors in everyday work or even personal spaces.
Book your place on this workshop on Wednesday 23 August at the Future + Found store in London.
225A Brecknock Road, London N19 5AA
6pm – 8pm
An interior styling workshop covering editorial and commercial styling. Discovering the real life workings of one of the UKs most successful contemporary interior stylists. Learning about differnet project types, you will begin to understand the stages from initial brief, research, design, and sourcing through to final concept. An outline of types of styling will be examined through out the workshop: permanent design / decoration, non permanent space such as a trade show, and editorial shoots in a magazine.
Despina Curtis is an experienced Interior Stylist, Art Director and Spacial Designer who has worked in the interiors and design industry for over 10 years. Despina started her career as Style Editor of Elle Decoration UK before moving onto Wallpaper* magazine as Deputy Interiors Editor. Other editorial titles Despina has worked on are The Guardian and Observer magazines, Surface, Vanity Fair, Esquire and PORT. She is a contributing editor of Living Corriere magazine in Milan.
Includes wine & refreshments.
home: event [ ceramic painting ]
Not to be missed, this great workshop at Heals, London, with ceramicist Amanda-Sue Rope gives you the opportunity to create a painted set of four coasters for just £25.
THIS WORKSHOP IS AN INTRODUCTION TO CERAMIC DECORATION; HISTORY, TECHNICAL SKILLS AND PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE.
Ceramicist Amanda-Sue Rope comes to Heal’s for an exclusive workshop. In this class she will teach her techniques for decorating pottery, and guests will paint a full set of coasters which they can collect from Heal’s after firing.
Amanda has prepared a set of 4 different ceramic coasters for each guest, made from white stoneware, red stoneware, grey stained clay and porcelain-slipped clay.
You will be introduced to different approaches to paint application including brush, sponge, stencilling and splattering. Amanda will discuss how to create a coherently designed set, and show examples of different methods of paint application and decoration across different makers, cultures and time periods.
Heal’s Tottenham Court Road
Sunday 23rd April, 12:00 – 14:00
home: event [ arm knitting workshop ]
Ever thought about learning to knit with your arms? Well now you can with Drink, Shop & Do and their beginners workshop where you will learn how to make an arm knit throw.
‘Join us for a lazy Sunday morning of arm knitting and learn all the knotty skills required to make a super cosy throw using Wooly Mahoosives Mammoth yarn’
26.02.17 / Tickets cost £50 with wool included, unlimited tea and slice of cake. Head to drinkshopdo.com to find out more.
home: made [ copper candle holder ]
Fancy something alternative to do on Valentine’s Day? Even better when it involves creating your own piece of on-trend homeware!
Learn new skills with the super London Craft Club this Valentine’s with their Copper Candelabra Workshop. For £59 get all your materials, expert tuition and a glass of wine.
Tickets for this event available HERE Hurry, limited spaces available!
home: event [ wood workshop ]
Signed Designs is the welcoming, small North London based woodwork workshop offering great classes to learn a variety of woodworking skills and produce a choice of a few different final projects including spice rack and planter.
These friendly carpentry classes are weekend based. The fun but focused classes range from 4 to 18 hour courses and are limited to three students per class to ensure dedicated tutoring.
Prices start from £68 to £240
home: event [ West Elm x 91 Magazine workshops ]
West Elm champion small brands and supporting them with pop ups and workshops held regularly at their central London store on Tottenham Court Road store.
This November there is a collection of workshops and brands brought together by the fabulous 91 magazine. This pop up collaboration, inspired by the A/W issue of the magazine, unites lovely brands and makers in a four day event combining selling, talks and workshops.
The four day pop up event includes learning how to make a wall hanging, basic weaving, produce clay decorations and talks include learning all about bringing hygge in your home.
Visit to see brands including:
91 Magazine, Blue Bird Tea Co, Botanique Workshop, Lollipop Designs, The Lovely Drawer, Nancy Straughan, Reste and Roco.
17-20th November 2016
209 Tottenham Court Road London W1T 7PN
home: event [ Christmas crafting ]
It’s nearly time to start prepping the home for Christmas and we have found a great little workshop to get you in the mood.
At London Craft Club you can take part in making your own Christmas crackers. Create personalised crackers each with specials gifts inside. Enjoy crafting your crackers with a choice of patterned papers, ribbon and beads making them totally unique to you.
‘Spend a wonderful crafty afternoon with London Craft Club at Makers and Friends pop up shop in Greenwich, making your own unique luxury Christmas Crackers’
Nov 12th – 14:00 – 16:00
Book tickets at londoncraftclub.co.uk [ £42 ]