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The Worshipful Company of Weavers

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The Worshipful Company of Weavers is the oldest of the City of London Livery Companies.  Its earliest Charter, in 1155, confirmed the Company’s monopoly of its craft and rights of supervision of craftsmen in the Cities of London and Westminster, and the Borough of Southwark. With the growth of the Industrial Revolution the Weavers’ Company gradually lost active control of its trade, although it has continued to keep in touch, both through its educational work and through its members, many of whom remain connected with the industry in one way or another. In the 21st century, the Weavers’ Company seeks to build on almost nine hundred years of involvement in the craft and manufacture of textiles, especially weaving, through its Textile Education Fund.  The main aims and objectives of the Fund are to encourage excellence in all spheres of the United Kingdom woven textile industry by identifying, supporting and nurturing exceptional students during their training; to sponsor young talent working within the industry; supporting centres of excellence in textile education; and finally recognising and working with those who have made the most significant contribution to the industry.

 

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With sustainability at the forefront of modern concerns we've highlighted how the design is spearheading sustainability, and how some of our 2019 incorporate it in their practice. ⠀

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Searching for a lightblub moment? 💡⠀

There is so much to explore at New Designers this year you will be spoilt for choice when it comes to design inspiration. ⠀

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Another highlight: WOOD - The Living Material. A collective of 6 artists and craftsmen all working with wood in its different forms #Wood #londoncraftweek #craft
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A wonderful selection of works as always displayed at the @oxotowerwharf at the ‘Future of Craft’ with @futureicons_ and our partner @design_nationuk #craft #londoncraftweek
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Introducing @evecampbelltextiles 👋 Through paper stencilling Eve creates surface pattern designed for man made spaces, bringing the Scottish nature as an abstract form to peoples lives.⁣

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A very exciting Tuesday with final hand ins for graduate projects 🎉🎉 can’t wait to see them at #ND19 👀 @jcaseydes_igns
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Introducing @roxannegilbertjewellery 👋 Roxanne makes sculptural Jewellery in silver and gold. She explores repetition and scale, building up multiple elements to create intricate textures and bold forms.⁣

#nd19 #oneyearinthemaking #designer #creator #maker #design #roxannegilbert #roxannegilbertjewellery #jewellery #jewellerydesign #repetition #scale #textures #form⁣
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blue morning and material compositions by @jaderoxydesigns 🧽 #comingtoND with @gsatextiles19
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Introducing @bekkymayceramics 👋 Bekky May is a ceramic artist who creates wall installations that exude the “biophilia effect” and address our human instinct for a connection with nature.⁣

#nd19 #oneyearinthemaking #designer #creator #maker #design #bekkymayceramics #ceramics #ceramicist #ceramicartist #installations #humaninstinct #connection #nature⁣
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Introducing @stokesengland 👋 Stokes England’s jewellery pieces are structurally inspired by architecture and geometry that represent space phenomena using precious metals and vitreous enamel.⁣


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