The event has been put together by Flamingo Magazine, purveyors of ‘creativity, community and grassroots culture.’
‘Each of our renowned designers and craftspeople combine old and new methods to bring craft up-to-date, as part of a post-industrial revolution in making,’ according to Flamingo editor Siobhan Leddy.
Designer and letterpress hero Anthony Burrill will be joined by upcycler ‘and all-round magpie’ Jessica Jackson of Jessica Found It, and Matthew Plummer Fernandez who is a 3D printing digital artist.
Also on the bill is Andrew Groves the illustrator and craftsmen behind Miscellaneous Adventures – makers of crafted indoor and outdoor wooden utensils.
Nick Hartwright and Mark Hanlon, founders of Foundation rugs will be talking about how they commission artists to design patterns for collections.
Oliver Geoffroy, the founder and designer of Unto This Last will talk about the theory of his ‘local craftsmans’ workshop at mass production prices.’
Makers and Shakers takes place on 21 November at 7pm, The Book Club, 100-106 Leonard Street, EC2. For more information and to book, visit makersandshakers.eventbrite.com