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Category Archives: Makers’ Club
TweetMakerhood is all about local. But that doesn’t mean we aren’t interested in things outside Lambeth. In the past five years we’ve come across more and more makers all over the world who are working to strengthen their local community … Continue reading
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
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
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
TweetGetting feedback on your work from shop owners and buyers is invaluable for makers so we were very excited to run a Product Surgery for this month’s Makers’ Club. Makers brought along an example of their work and got feedback … Continue reading
Tweet Last Wednesday was our August Makers’ Club on the topic of ‘Pitching to shops and press’ held at the lovely venue of Brixton Impact Hub. We chose the topic of pitching because, although it seems far away, it’s around … Continue reading
TweetHappy new year everyone! So here we are with 2014 stretched out in front of us like a snowy field, all pristine, unmarked and ready for us to play in. It seems natural at this time of year to look … Continue reading