Top Drawer launches ‘Meet The Maker’ feature for 2022 show

Leading s design-led trade show Top Drawer has launched its new Meet the Maker feature, designed to put a spotlight on businesses across all sectors as they demonstrate how their best-selling products are made. Visitors can discover their creative processes from start to finish as the participants showcase their talents and expertise.

The show takes place at Olympia London on 20-22 February.

Read on for the demo programme…

 

Sunday 20 February 2022

11:00 – 11:30

Jimbob Art

Founder James creates original illustrations on ceramics, homeware, clothing and artwork, inspired by his love for drawing animals and birds. Join Jimbob Art for the first session of the day where they will be giving us an exciting demonstration of how they illustrate their plates.

 

12:00 – 12:30

Keith Brymer Jones

Not only is Keith Brymer Jones a potter, but also a BBC Two Presenter & Head of Design at MAKE International. His design philosophy is a simple one; “I like to create stylish yet simple products that are pleasing to the eye and, above all, practical in the modern home and make people happy! For me, less is more!” Legendary ceramicist Keith Brymer Jones will be joining us to talk through his relationship with clay and the processes he uses to make his signature products.

 

2:00 – 2:30

Olor

All hand poured in England, Olor’s exceptional scents come in a range of candles, diffusers and wax melts. Learn all about the the newest brand on the block making a big impression on the home fragrance industry. Find out where the idea for OLOR came from, and the exciting journey they have been on so far including hearing all about there design-led range of scented Candles, Reed Diffusers and Wax Melts.

 

3:00 – 3:30

Pegg Furniture

For their session Pegg Furniture will be talking through how traditional pegged wooden joints are used to help solve some contemporary furniture challenges plus how wood is a good sustainable material choice.

 

Monday 21 February 2022

11:00 – 11:30

Sue Ure

Sue Ure’s passion is her ceramics, at Top Drawer Sue Ure will be talking us through her pottery making process from start to finish as well as sharing her exciting new product launch with us!

 

12:00 – 12:30

The Multilocal

The Multilocal prides themselves with curating beautiful, ethically made home textiles and apparel. They will be showing you video content of how they use the loom to create their products.

 

1:00 – 1:30

Keith Brymer Jones

Not only is Keith Brymer Jones a potter, but also a BBC Two Presenter & Head of Design at MAKE International. His design philosophy is a simple one; “I like to create stylish yet simple products that are pleasing to the eye and, above all, practical in the modern home and make people happy! For me, less is more!” Legendary ceramicist Keith Brymer Jones will be joining us to talk through his relationship with clay and the processes he uses to make his signature products.

2:00 – 2:30

Snug Aromatics

Hear from Snug Aromatics who are joining us to showcase how their hand made aromatherapy products are brought to life.

3:00 – 3:30

Perta Boase

Come along to hear from Petro Boase who will be presenting her eclectic range of Greetings Cards and Stationery and talking us through the process of her designs from sketch to printing on their risograph machine.-house risograph machine.

 

Tuesday 22 February 2022

11:00 – 11:30

The Beeswax Wrap Co.

Handcrafted in the Cotswolds, The Beeswax Wrap Co. uses British beeswax and organic cotton to create masterpieces. Come see how the resusable wraps are used plus how to cut, store and wash the product.

 

12:00 – 12:30

Faro Home

Two sisters who design beautiful homewares, clothing and accessories that are made by artisans in India using traditional crafts such as weaving, block printing and embroidery. At Top Drawer, Faro Home team will be demonstrating how they do their block print process as well as how their paper mâché is made.

 

1:00 – 1:30

Keith Brymer Jones

Not only is Keith Brymer Jones a potter, but also a BBC Two Presenter & Head of Design at MAKE International. His design philosophy is a simple one; “I like to create stylish yet simple products that are pleasing to the eye and, above all, practical in the modern home and make people happy! For me, less is more!” Keith Will be demonstrating how he creates his pottery live.

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