home: event [ neon workshop ]
Fancy learning all about neon? Somerset House in London is hosting a 2 hour neon workshop with Neon Workshops where you will be introduced to how it is made and have a chance to create your own.
‘See glowing examples of neon art explained, expect mesmerising demonstrations of cutting, blowing, stretching, bending and fusing glass with flame, filling with gas and illuminating with electricity. Experience the chance to have a go yourself under tuition. If you want to take home your neon, Neon Works can turn it into a working light after the workshop, for an additional cost’
Head to somersethouse.org.uk for tickets
Sat 28th or 29th Oct – £140
home: featured [ House Curious ]
Launched by Sommer Pyne, and based in London, House Curious is a gorgeous curated collection of homeware, stationary and gifts. If you are looking for something a bit special and unique then you will be love this site.
We love the art prints, furniture and vases amongst other pieces. With so many lovely items it’s hard to choose a favourite.
‘House Curious is the brainchild of Sommer Pyne. Based in London for the last 12 years, Sommer grew up in the sunny climes of Sydney, Australia. House Curious is a coming together of the Australian lifestyle she experienced and the rich creative tapestry of London living. A keen traveller with a passion for food, interiors and design, Sommer wanted to bring all these passions to one place to share with other like-minded people’
Head to the website to explore their blog and workshops, plus keep up to date with instagram.
home: made [ The Handmade Fair ]
If you love handmade items for the home, love workshops, live conversions on interior ideas and lots of shopping then this is the event for you.
The Handmade Fair comes to Hampton Court this September and is full of inspiring ideas for creating your perfect home.
Head to the website for all the details.
15 – 17 September / Tickets from £15
home: event [ Clerkenwell Design Week ]
Back for it’s 8th year Clerkenwell Design Week is the place to be to see the latest in architecture and design through exhibitions, installations and showrooms.
‘Clerkenwell is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet, making it truly one of the most important design hubs in the world’
For all the exhibits and to register head to Clerkenwelldesignweek.com
home: event [ Heals ]
One event not to be missed in April is the MADE IN LONDON launch party at Heals. Their modern craft market showcases the city’s craft community woth drop-in workshops and demonstrations.
With exhibits including 19th century loom weaving, soap cutting workshop, pottery painting, chair caning, furniture upholstery as well as a chance to meet with the makers there is lots to see and do and the best thing it’s free.
April 20th [ 18:00 – 21:00 ]
Tottenham Court Road