London Craft Week 2022
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INFORMATION
date

May 09 - May 15

venue

Fabrica X, The Mills Fabrica, 36-40 York Way, King’s Cross, London, N1 9AB

Celebrating outstanding British and international creativity, the festival brings together over 250 established and emerging makers, designers, brands and galleries from around the world. A curated selection based not on price or fame, but underlying substance. Plus, that essential dash of magic and inspiration that separates great from good.

TALK

Pioneering Innovation in Making
11 May 2022, 18:30 - 20:00

The Mills Fabrica hosts a conversation with Dezeen, the biomaterial innovation company Modern Synthesis and Renewcell, creators of Circulose®, a new natural material closing the loop on fashion. Join them for a discussion on their explorations and experiments in material innovation and its applications, from furniture to footwear.

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EXHIBITION

Circulose®️ by Renewcell
9 May 2022 - 15 May 2022, 10:00 - 19:00

Visit the UK unveiling of Circulose®, a new natural material made 100% from textile waste. With a breakthrough process, Swedish company Renewcell is closing the loop on fashion and making it circular – at scale. This installation showcases how Circulose®, as a high-quality material, is changing the fashion industry from the inside.

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Urban Fungariums by Rachel Horton-Kitchlew
9 May 2022 - 15 May 2022, 10:00 - 19:00

The Urban Fungarium encourages a positive perspective towards mushrooms. It facilitates the cultivation of beautiful, nutritious mushrooms in the domestic environment while also providing education and enjoyment around fungi and the huge wellbeing benefits of Biophilic design.

Rachel Horton-Kitchlew’s Biophilic nature-inspired works are created from waste, are compostable and non-harmful to the environment. Her work explores mycelium as an excellent alternative to manmade materials that leave toxic traces in our world.

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Reinventing Linen by Flax London
9 May 2022 - 15 May 2022, 10:00 - 19:00

Flax London is on a mission to change perceptions around linen, using different weights and weaves of the fabric to demonstrate its unknown versatility. At Fabrica X, Flax London is providing a behind-the-scenes look into how this inherently low-impact fabric is made.

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Repurposed, Reused and Recycled
9 May 2022 - 15 May 2022, 10:00 - 19:00

Fanfare Label is a leading name within the recycling movement. Their collections prolong the lifetime of clothing and give new life to used materials. The label combines bold and contemporary designs with repurposed and reused materials, offering a wardrobe of sustainable clothing that’s made to last.

In this exhibition, the designer presents ‘Repurposed, Reused and Recycled’, highlighting pieces from the collection to give visitors a sense of the making process and the opportunity to interact with the innovative materials firsthand.

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WORKSHOP

Biological Colour: A Creative Screen Printing Workshop with Ruth Lloyd x Colorifix
11 May 2022, 10:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:00

Join Colorifix creative resident Ruth Lloyd in a hands-on screen-printing workshop using bacterial pigment technology. This experience aims to introduce sustainable, biological colour systems to the public and communicate their creative potential both for the industry and for individual designers and practitioners.

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Creating Bio-Materials From Waste with BIOHM
12 May 2022, 17:00 - 19:00

BIOHM is a leading pioneer in the research and development of bio-based materials, particularly in the field of bio-manufacturing materials made from waste. Join BIOHM in this part-learning, part-making workshop and discover how waste is transformed into completely new materials.

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Create Your Own Hand-Knitted Beanie From Upcycled Material by Joao Maraschin
13 May 2022, 10:00 - 12:00, 14:00 - 16:00

Join Joao Maraschin and knit your own beanie from scratch with upcycled material. Get to work with an exciting repurposed cotton shirting and learn more about the background of Joao’s practice. Being a knitter is a bonus, but everyone is welcome. Participants are taught basic hand-knitting skills during the workshop and leave with a brand-new winter hat made from repurposed material.

Joao Marashin is a community-led brand focused on social design, collaborating with artisans around the world and carefully managing its environmental impact. The designer established his eponymous brand in February 2020 and showcases collections at London Fashion Week.

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