3 QUESTIONS WITH THE GOLDSMITHS' COMPANY
Are you an emerging designer looking for guidance from leading brands in the design industry?
We have on hand the brilliant The Goldsmiths’ Company to provide career changing advice. Discover why ND is important to them and this brand, where they source their inspiration and what resilience means to them.
Why is New Designers important to you and your brand?
The Goldsmiths’ Company is the oldest standing sponsor of New Designers, which we have supported for over twenty years. A hot bed for new talent in jewellery and silversmithing, New Designers offers a unique opportunity to support and champion the next generation of craftspeople, which is core to our work at the Goldsmiths’ Company, the Goldsmiths’ Centre and the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office.
Who or what inspires you?
We, the Goldsmiths’ Company, the Goldsmiths’ Centre and the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office, are continually inspired by our community of jewellers, silversmiths and allied trade professionals. The creativity, level of craftsmanship and career ambition of our students, apprentices, emerging makers and established craftspeople drives us to continue to exceed and innovate.
What does resilience mean to you?
Every year we, the Goldsmiths’ Company, the Goldsmiths’ Centre and the Goldsmiths’ Company Assay Office, keep adapting to support the needs of our industry. In particular, in light of COVID-19, our organisations have launched new initiatives to grow the marketplace and offer early career opportunities, enabling creative and talented makers to thrive, connect and collectively grow their skills and businesses.