Northern Makers

New selling show Makers bills itself as ‘high end, not high street’ and will be showcasing work by designers and furniture makers based in the North of England.

Silver Candlestick by Brett Payne

The event is free to visit and will, organisers say, provide ‘a chance to buy, collect or commission the highest-quality interior products from skilled craftspeople’.

Offering II by Gizella Warburton
Offering II by Gizella Warburton

Held at Manchester’s Cube Gallery this month, Makers will feature two galleries of work from Northern Contemporary Furniture Makers members, while the third gallery will host a design fair featuring work by Northern designer-makers.

Cleopatra Bench by Paul Case
Cleopatra Bench by Paul Case

Look out for work such as David Tragen’s Beating Wings coffee-table:

Beating Wings with Coffee, by David Tragen
Beating Wings with Coffee, by David Tragen

And Penelope Withers’ wobbly freeform bottles:

Freeform Bottles by Penelope Withers
Freeform Bottles by Penelope Withers

Makers: A Selling Exhibition, takes place at CUBE Gallery, 113-115 Portland Street, Manchester M1, from 15-25 May.

Glass Dishes by Michelle Keeling
Glass Dishes by Michelle Keeling

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