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20th May 2017

Clerkenwell Design Week highlights: workshops + demos

Clerkenwell Design Week 2017 is almost upon us, and with it a smorgasbord of creative workshops and demos ranging from the crowd-pleaser to the obscure. 

Naturally we’ve our eye on some house favourites (don’t miss Alex Booker’s masterful display of pattern and print), but we’re also excited to take a leap into the unknown with this selection of the most intriguing practical sessions on offer.

Alex Booker: open woodblock-printing workshop
Clerkenwell London 
155 Farringdon Road, EC1R 3AD
23–25 May, 11am–1pm

Print artist Alex Booker specialises in the traditional art of woodblock printing, exploring the properties and possibilities of ink, wood and paper. Join Alex for this public woodblock-printing workshop. | Book here.

Alex Booker, photography by Dan Weill
Workshop: Botanique Boutique
1 Northburgh Street, EC1V 0AL
Tuesday 23 May, 10am–4pm

Discover the art of terrarium-making in this fun interactive workshop. Create your own mini tropical terrarium to add a touch of nature to your desk or home. | More info here.
Combat the Copycats!
City University of London
Northampton Square, EC1V 0HB
Tuesday 23 May, 2pm–4.30pm (with refreshments)

Learn what IPR is, how you can use it to protect your design invention and hear first-hand from designers and entrepreneurs how their designs have created and brought value to society. | 
Find out more and register here.
Open screen-printing workshop with Anthony Burrill
Clerkenwell London
155 Farringdon Road, EC1R 3AD 
Wednesday 24 May, 2pm–5pm

Known for his distinctive blending of type and colour, graphic artist Anthony Burrill leads a screen-printing workshop. | More info here.

Don't Say Nothing
Disegno presents: the subjectivity of colour
11 Clerkenwell Road, EC1M 5PA
Wednesday 24 May, 1.30pm–2.30pm

A workshop examining Bauhaus master Johannes Itten’s subjective colour test. Tap into your personal colour preferences in this one-hour class. | Book here.

Jasper Morrison (left) and Arianna Lelli Mami and Chiara di Pinto of Studiopepe (right)
Techniques in watercolour painting: characters of Clerkenwell
5 Berry Street, EC1V 0AA
Wednesday 24 May, 2pm–4pm 

Join artist Bloody Bishop for a satirical take on portraiture. The premise for this pen, ink and watercolour workshop? Admit we can’t draw and let accidents happen. | Find out more here
Camira Flash Factory: from fibre to yarn
8&10 Brewhouse Yard, EC1V 4DG
Tuesday 23 May, 10.30am–3pm

Watch a live spinning demo and try it yourself. | Details here.
Fashion drawing workshop with London College of Fashion’s Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald
5 Berry Street, EC1V 0AA
Thursday 25 May, 3pm–5pm

London College of Fashion tutor Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald leads practical sessions exploring fashion drawing styles and techniques. This dynamic workshop covers drawing figures and garments from life and sketching for fashion. | Find out more here.
Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald

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De Beauvoir Block
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