136 Kingsland Road
London, E2 8EA
Tues 3 – Sunday 8 May 2016
Open: 10am – 5pm
As part of London Craft Week, this special exhibition, curated by design writer Charlotte Abrahams, brought together the work of eleven of the UK’s most innovative makers: CUSTHOM, Juliet Chadwick, Claire Coles, Linda Florence, Fromental, Graham & Brown, Tracy Kendal, Elise Menghini, Identity Papers, Erica Wakerly and Waybreads.
This eclectic selection of papers demonstrated the wide variety of processes being used to make wallpaper today.
Custhom designed Rye Wallpaper in copper. Inspired by the Barbican Conservatory in London it features bold oversized leaves in copper.
Claire Coles showed these Adorned Branches, Laburnum Framed panel. The pattern was a raw silk with hand cut suede and leather florals that were machine embroidered into place.
Tracy Kendall’s wallpaper design was inspired by the archive of the Geffrye Museum. She wanted to show as much of the wonderful Geffrye archive as possible in one design.
In addition, three makers in residence – Graham & Brown (the show’s sponsor), Tracy Kendal and CUSTHOM – created papers on site in response to the Geffrye’s archive.
Saturday 7 May
A chance to explore the craft of wallpaper in more depth with a panel of experts:
Papered Walls – 11.30am
Process and the Power of Pattern – 2.30pm
Tickets £9.60. Book at http://www.londoncraftweek.com
Exhibition and events supported by Graham & Brown