Although we don’t want to wish away the summer months, we can’t help but get excited about some of the upcoming events in the design and craft world. The Autumn months are jam-packed with exhibitions, conferences, markets and showcases, so we decided to bring you a bumper list of Autumn 2013 Craft & Design events to help you plan your diary.
And of course, ourselves and our Dashwood Studio stockists will be at some of these events, so we hope to see you at one soon!
Maison Objet | Paris | 6th – 10th
This is one of our Petite Street designer, Wendy’s, favourite shows. It coincides with Paris Design Week, so if you make the trip you can get a double hit of design goodness.
MoOD | Brussels | 10th – 12th
This is an international trade fair for producers of upholstery, window and wall coverings with a strong emphasis on textiles and fabric.
The London Design Festival | London | 14th – 22nd
Over 300 events at different venues across London – covering everything from architecture, product, technology to fashion and surface pattern.
100% Design | Earls Court, London | 18th – 21st
The largest and longest running contemporary design event for industry professionals in the UK, covering interior design as one of the key sectors.
Creative Stitches & Hobbycrafts | Westpoint, Exeter | 26th – 29th
This popular show is great for getting inspiration in stitching and creative crafts and meeting suppliers and designers from these disciplines.
Liverpool Design Festival | Various locations citywide, Liverpool | 6th – 9th Oct
A weekend of workshops, exhibitions, talks and displays in contemporary design in Merseyside.
Knitting and Stitching Show | Alexandra Palace, London | 10th – 13th Oct
Textile lovers flock to this popular show in London to view exhibits, take part in workshops, meet other textile enthusiasts and shop at the many shops and independent makers exhibiting.
The Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair | Manchester | 10th – 13th
Now in its 6th Year the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair at Spinningfields is recognised as one of the leading retail events for contemporary craft in the UK.
Country Living Fair | Business Design Centre, London | 30th Oct – 3rd Nov
A big festive fair covering gifts, arts and crafts for the Christmas season.
Renegade Craft Fair | Old Truman Brewery, London | 9th-10th Nov
The RCF is a curated indie-craft marketplace showcasing the brightest talents in contemporary craft and design.
Have we missed any great events? Tell us by leaving a comment!