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Welcome to Makerhood’s new directors!

TweetWe’re delighted to announce that we have two new Makerhood directors, so here’s a quick introduction. Gabriela Szulman Gabriela is a mixed-media artist, maker and teacher. She is an enthusiastic twitterer who also uses Facebook and Instagram regularly for her business. … Continue reading

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May Makers’ Club: copyright and licensing

TweetIntellectual property issues are important at every stage of an artist’s and maker’s working life and can be central to commercial success – but this area can be hard to navigate. This Makers’ Club event will focus on IP and … Continue reading

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April Makers’ Club: Winning Workshops

TweetWorkshops can be a great way for artists, makers and designers to increase income, raise awareness of what they do and share the fun of making with others – but there’s a lot to think about when designing a successful … Continue reading

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March Makers’ Club: Pop starts – setting up in Pop Brixton

Tweet  Setting up your own retail outlet is exciting but daunting.  How do you find the right premises? How much does fitting and display cost? What rules and regulations do you need to be aware of? Do you need extra … Continue reading

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February Makers’ Club: Creative retail

TweetRetail is a key way for creatives to sell their products – but it’s not always easy and there’s lots to think about! Our next Makers’ Club will look at working with permanent retailers as well as the ever popular … Continue reading

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January Makers’ Club: Scaling up

TweetMaking a living as a sole trader can be a big problem for creatives. One solution is to scale up your business, decreasing your production costs so you can supply larger stores. At our January meeting, Erica Purvis (right), community … Continue reading

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Makerhoodie publishes book on party decorations

TweetMany congratulations to Makerhoodie Juliet Carr of PaperPoms UK on the publication of her first book, Paper Pom-poms and Other Party Decorations. Juliet has been a firm supporter of Makerhood, giving talks on how she made the leap from making … Continue reading

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“Super useful visual merchandising workshop”

TweetThat was the verdict of one of the participants in this workshop, run specially for south London makers by Metamorphosis Group and hosted by Makerhood partner WBC. Not only was the course great value – less than half the normal price … Continue reading

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10% off at Diverse preview shopping evening

TweetTo launch our Christmas promotion with giftshop Diverse in Brixton, we’re delighted to announce a special preview shopping evening on Thursday 6 November, 5-8pm, offering a 10% discount on all items from Makerhoodies! This year the Makerhood/Diverse Christmas promotion, which … Continue reading

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Exclusive visual merchandising workshop for local makers

TweetDid you know that in Europe shoppers don’t like to talk to people? It’s true – 76% of us never actually speak to a sales assistant when we’re shopping. This means that what your customers see makes all the difference … Continue reading

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