Future Makers: a few of my favourite things…

by Christine Hitchins, Marketing & Digital Manager I love working at Manchester Craft & Design Centre. My bank balance, not so much. I often joke that I need a second job to fund my craft habit, so when  Future Makers rolls around each year my purse groans, along with my belly, which goes hungry when my… Continue reading Future Makers: a few of my favourite things…

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Memories are made by… Lee Page Hanson

As part of this year's Christmas campaign we're celebrating the power of handmade and the makers behind the one-of-a-kind gifts on offer everyday at MCDC. This week we speak to established ceramicist, Lee Page Hanson, whose collection you can see in Studio 4. How many years have you been resident at MCDC? I originally began working in… Continue reading Memories are made by… Lee Page Hanson

Memories are made by… Kate Knight

We’re looking a little closer at the work and stories behind this year’s Christmas campaign which features six of our resident makers. This week we speak to digital illustrator and designer Kate Knight about the inspirations which drive her work and the festive season which we officially kick off with our Family Friendly Christmas Launch Saturday 19th… Continue reading Memories are made by… Kate Knight

Memories are made by… Anne Rowson

We'll be looking a little closer at the work and stories behind this year's Christmas campaign and we kick off this week with one of Manchester Craft & Design Centre's longest serving resident makers. Anne Rowson of RA Designer Jewellery celebrates her 30th year in business at Manchester Craft and Design Centre on November 19, 2016. As this milestone… Continue reading Memories are made by… Anne Rowson