Brighton Maker Store

Pop Up Maker Store presents: Brighton Maker Store Friday 27th – Sunday 29th October 2017 • Phoenix Brighton • Free Entry You can buy beautiful objects from well-known designer makers at the Brighton Maker Store. Come and meet the makers and see their work, as well as a selection of their hand tools and materials. Our first event presents: Amanda …

Amanda Doughty

Amanda Doughty designs and makes contemporary jewellery for men and women. She is well known for her geometric, architectural inspired work using bold forms and hidden precious stones. Amanda sells through a small number of selected galleries and shows in the UK, although works mainly to commission. A&C Black published Amanda’s book ‘Bangles & Bracelets’ in …

Maiko Dawson

Maiko says... I have always loved making things. My mother bought me a sewing machine when I was six, I started sewing everything we needed in our house and my sewing machine has been my best friend since. When I started making shoes nearly 20 years ago, I realized how wonderful it is to work with …

Nicki Tarr

Love what you do Nicki Tarr lives in Brighton and enjoys practising the noble art of upholstery. It’s a wonderful artisan craft that brings together so many elements she loves – working with traditional materials and tools, restoring wood and bringing old chairs back to life. Nicki says, 'I am lucky enough to spend my …

Ken Eardley

Ken Eardley ceramics are all individually handmade.  With a background in textiles, Ken creates a fun and graphic range of functional ceramics. His handmade earthenware is made using press moulds which are then fired three times. His artwork is very striking and popular. Ken Eardley; handcrafted individually designed pottery

Kathie Murphy

Kathie Murphy trained at Middlesex Polytechnic and Glasgow school of Art.  She set up her studio in 1992 and specialises in resin jewellery.  She has two books published by A&C Black, Resin Jewellery 2001 and Design and make non-precious jewellery 2009.  Her work is in the collections of MIMA, Museum of Scotland and Aberdeen City Art …

Ruth Martin

Ruth Martin is an illustrator, designer and printmaker.  Whether drawing, painting or rubber relief print, her work is full of wit and whimsy.  Ruth publishes a range of hand-finished greetings cards and limited edition artists’ books alongside working to commission.  Her books, cards, illustrations and other curios all invite you enter a world of cheesy puns …