Design-Nation: Our Journey

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Our Journey captures important milestones in the evolution of Design-Nation’s portfolio of leading contemporary designer-makers from across the UK. A showcase of diverse material-led practices, Our Journey emphasises excellence and beauty of design and craftsmanship and highlights the sector's increasingly committed focus on innovative ways to address sustainability and embrace ethical making.

Featuring 25 designer-makers from the Design-Nation portfolio, working in ceramics, digital technologies, glass, leather, metal, repurposed materials, textile, and wood. Exhibits will include 2D artworks, decorative vessels, jewellery, lighting, mosaics, quilting, throws and sculptures.

Featured Artists:
Alison Shelton Brown, Amy Leigh, Anna Thomson, Arra Textiles (Lucy MacDonald), Ash & Plumb, Charlie Birtles, Georgia Bosson, Hannah Lobley, Helen Slater Stokes, Jacky Oliver, Jan Bowman, Janine Partington, Julie Vernon, Laura Mabbutt, Linda Bloomfield, Lizzie Kimbley, Michaela McMillan, Momoka Gomi, Nick Rawcliffe and Myra Hutton, Rachel Fitzpatrick, ReWorked (Sam Isaacs), Scott Benefield, Verity Pulford

Verity Pulford Gardens Of The Mind1 Photo Credit Stephen Heaton
Design-Nation: Our Journey launches with a Private View on Fri 28 Jan, 6–8pm and is open from Sat 29 Jan – Sun 24 Apr 2022 and will be on display in the Hub’s first floor, Main Gallery.