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Future Icons presents the inaugural Winter Showcase of client collections at 67 York Street, Marylebone. For this occasion, Future Icons has selected key pieces from its client collections for design-savvy buyers to purchase in time for the Christmas shopping season.
E17 Designers offer a beautiful array of thoughtful, quirky, beautiful, handmade products, all locally crafted. They offer the most sociable of shopping experiences, leaping cheerfully across the boundary between a market and an exclusive design event. 
The University of the Arts London (UAL) has launched a pioneering new retail space this autumn, selling design-led products and artwork from its abundance of talented alumni.
The future looks bright for the new artists’ residence at the former home of Vice Admiral Sir Roddy Macdonald, war veteran, painter and Chief of the Skye Highland Games.
Emma Johnson, a contemporary ceramicist from Brighton, is the fourth emerging designer/maker to be showcased as part of the Barbican’s Makers initiative, an open call for new creative talent. Her range of handmade ceramic homewares, including exclusive walnut-finished items, is on sale now in the Barbican Shop. 
Cambridge Original Printmakers 2018
Applications are now open for the Cambridge Original Printmakers Biennale 2018, which once again promises to deliver an outstanding event, as in previous years. Alongside the main exhibition in the historic Pitt Building in Trumpington Street, there will be talks by keynote speakers, workshops and demonstrations. 
Selvedge Fair at Pendle
Front cover of the book What to Eat and How to Eat it
Jed by Cathy Settle
UK Handmade member Cathy Settle is an animal portrait artist who will create stunningly accurate portraits of your pets as well as highly detailed works from nature and her surrounding countryside. We take a little peep into Cathy's life and how she got started in her creative field...
Front cover of the book My Garden is a Car Park
Cover photo by Rachel Warne
Selvedge Fair Pendle
The Selvedge Fair travels to Lancashire for the first 'Fabrications festival', at the Pendle Heritage Centre, a 17th century former farmhouse in Barrowford.A collection of 26 designer-makers will come together to showcase and sell their textile treasures, which will range from jewellery, fashion and leatherware to beautiful textile creations.
Front cover of the book Mountain Berries & Desert Spice
Review by Lindsay Rendall
Sheffield Print Fair 2017 - Call For Artists
Now in it's 5th year, the Sheffield Print Fair is an established event that features a wide range of printmaking disciplines from over 40 artists/printmakers, and applications to participate are now open.