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Making London Symposium

Author: London Metropolitan University


Join the London Metropolitan University’s School of Art, Architecture & Design for the Making London Symposium!

The symposium will explore the intersections between making in contemporary practice presenting the innovative ways in which London makers are utilising a broad range of thought and technique to enhance their practice. The event will provide a platform for creative practitioners to share their experiences, insights, and inspirations, and discuss the impact of making on society.

“We are excited to bring together a diverse group of designer makers for this symposium,” said the event’s organiser, Kaye Newman, Head of Design at London Metropolitan University. “Making is such an important part of our culture, and we believe that it has the potential to create positive social and economic change. This symposium will showcase the incredible work being done by makers in London and beyond, while inspiring others to get involved.”

The symposium will feature a range of speakers from product design, furniture, fashion jewellery, interior design, textile design, digital designers. The keynote address will be given by Grant Gibson from Material Matters. Grant will discuss the importance of creativity in today’s world and the role of makers in shaping future understanding of the bigger systems that underpin everything.

The event is aimed at to attract a wide range of attendees, including makers, artists, designers, educators, students, and members of the public. The symposium is free and open to all, with registration available on the event’s website.

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