Pop-up Shop “Makers of East London” at the Geffrye

17 September – 4 October 2015
10am – 5pm Tuesday to Sundays. Closed on Mondays.

All welcome to Launch party on 16 September 2015. RSVP (essential) here

The Geffrye Museum of the Home
136 Kingsland Road
London
E2 8EA
www.geffrye-museum.org.uk

Gareth Neal, Makers East London Pop-Up Shop at Geffrye Museum Shop

Gareth Neal, Makers East London Pop-Up Shop at Geffrye Museum Shop

To celebrate the launch of Hoxton Mini Press’ new title, Makers of East London, the Geffrye Museum shop will be showcasing a range of work by the makers featured in the book. From contemporary caned furniture and concrete bowls to bespoke umbrellas and hand folded lampshades, all the work is produced by hand in studios located in the nearby area.

This includes the following designers and makers

Kyla McCallum, Paper Lights
New North Press, Letterpress
Rachael South, Caned Furniture
Hampson Wood, Chopping Boards
James Ince & Sons, Umbrellas
James Kennedy, Custom Bicycles
Gareth Neal, Furniture
Simon Day, Furniture
Karen Hsu, Paper Pom Poms
Daniel Heath, Wallpaper
Nicola Tassie, Ceramics
Ged Palmer, Sign Painter

Nicola Tassie, Makers of East London at Geffrye Museum, 2015

Nicola Tassie, Makers of East London at Geffrye Museum, 2015

 

Harking back to the Geffrye Museum’s early days in 1914 as a museum which aimed to inspire and educate tradespeople in the East End, this is an ideal opportunity to revisit and celebrate the continued success of these industries in the area. The Geffrye is excited to be able to bring the book to life and offer visitors the chance to take home a piece of the work featured in its pages.

View of the Almshouses and front garden, July 1906.

View of the Almshouses and front garden, July 1906.

The showcase runs concurrently with the London Design Festival and the Geffrye’s annual Ceramics in the City fair (25-27 September).

 

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