All about Art and Design - maker, graphic design, film photography, curation
Designing and making jewellery under the title Jewel Carriageway. With a focus on recycled silver & fresh water pearls reused from vintage jewellery, all pieces are handmade
Being the first point of contact for Makerversity members. Meeting, liaising, touring potential members and guests. Developing and improving the overall membership offer. Maintaining and improving current members experience: organising weekly breakfasts, lunchtime talks, clinics and community. Maintaining and improving the working environment and spaces events. Showcasing Makerversity and members on all Makerversity social media including occasional blog posts on the Makerversity website. Collating and sending the weekly members newsletter. Supporting the Cultural & Learning program run by Makerversity.
Managing all orders for the Trade Sales teams in the UK and on a global scale. With over 100 makers from the British isles - supervising projects for B2B clients from their formalising to completion. Exploring issues with products for their capacity and lead-time. Managing Sample Library for US market and UK. Handling incoming payments directly with Finance team - through invoicing and payment to makers in purchase orders. Finalising sufficient Courier base. Contributing to order database, product content and Maker details. Holding relationships with makers to support and guide their skills.
Working with a network of over 100 makers all over the UK. Managing projects for B2B and B2C clients from initiation of project to the completed items. invoicing and Maker purchase ordering documentation. Management of Sample Library and ordering for Trade team and Sales team. Logistical management with range of couriers from internal sites and external locations. Individual management of ‘Studio’ space in Showroom – keeping relationships with private clients and assisting in their interior design and commissions.
Working in all levels of framing for galleries around London for Zinc White framers. From every level of making, customer relations to the logistics of the studio.
In Week 2 of New Designers showing final year degree work including furniture and smaller products.
Selling ceramics, jesmonite pieces and zines to promote my project at the all-day market.
Working in the Craft Department in Posh Totty Designs Ltd. helping with the increase in Christmas orders
Organising 40 students for their end of year Degree Show and New Designers. Through all the social media, graphic design, photo shooting of work, set design, written statements and general support
Volunteering for the London Design Festival Team at Decorex International London and MINI LIVING 'Forests' Installation by Asif Khan
Working with a poorly-resourced community in Melkhoutfontein, South Africa, to develop potential products and processes from their discarded waste. Focusing on the authenticity of the culture and supporting the female population.
Teaching workshops in mouldmaking in Concrete to classes of up to 20. Completely self-organised, promoted and taught.
Learning wood, metal, ceramic and polymer materials and applying them to the realms of craft and design
Defining my personal focus in Art and Design, choosing the pathway on the 3-Dimensional
Given at the end of the Art and Design foundation course for those who achieved a distinction. Gaining the award for the attention to analysing heritage within craft, focusing on the Teapot in many forms and materials.