Opinion: Crafty Businesswomen

Last week saw the fourth annual Edinburgh Yarn Festival. The brainchild of two women, Jo Kelly and Mica Koehlmos, the show is dedicated to  showcasing the very best yarns from small, niche producers and is one… View Full Post

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Albion Knitting Company

  “The British knitwear industry was dead.” But not, it seems in an industrial estate in Harringay, where Albion Knitting Company are spearheading a renaissance of luxury knitting in the UK. Albion, established by Chris… View Full Post

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London Cloth Company

“This yarn goes up, this yarn goes down, weft goes through, alternate it, repeat. That’s basically weaving. It’s always been like this.” There’s something about Daniel Harris’ unfazed character. In 2010, with no prior experience… View Full Post

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Whitney McVeigh – Human Fabric

Whitney McVeigh is a Fellow in Creative Practice at London College of Fashion. As a practicing artist in painting, installation and film, Whitney is working under an interdisciplinary area of research entitled Human Fabric. Human… View Full Post

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Opinion: Beautiful, yes – but that’s not all

lcf olympic park

Writing about the legacy of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (QEOP) and the development of a cultural and education quarter, the Guardian’s Oliver Wainwright states that UAL’s London College of Fashion will mean “ready-made beautiful… View Full Post

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Cockpit Arts: Open Studios

Cockpit Arts

A couple of months ago, I ventured down to Cockpit Arts in Deptford for their summer open studios. Cockpit Arts (CA) is a social enterprise and creative business incubator for creatives. Home to around 170 independent… View Full Post

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Art Aginst Knives – DESIGN + MAKE

Last week I went to Ally Capellino to celebrate the achievements of this year’s DESIGN+MAKE project participants. DESIGN+MAKE is a collaboration between London College of Fashion, Art Against Knives and Sir John Cass’s Foundation, which provides… View Full Post

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Margate

Margate

I’m currently spending a couple of days in Margate for meetings. It’s the perfect place to clear a head and reflect, as we approach the end of the academic year. I love being by the… View Full Post

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Blackhorse Lane Ateliers

Blackhorse Lane Ateliers

“I came across an Indian prophet who told me my future. He suggested I needed to set three things free, an insect, a tortoise and a bird.” Like most, Toby Clark, a former design consultant… View Full Post

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