Makers of East London

Steeped in history and character, London’s East End is a place where a new, old trend is on the rise. Published on the success of Hoxton Mini Press’s ongoing series of art publications, ‘Makers of East London’ is a brand-new hardback that celebrates the rebirth of craft-based work and the artistic dynamism of one of the liveliest parts of the city, East London.

Makers of East London
Makers of East London
Makers of East London
Makers of East London

Hoxton Mini Press’s choice to portray East London’s excitement and diversity. ‘Makers of East London’ is a comprehensive 336-page tome that takes us on a fresh journey across East London to examine traditional crafts through exploratory studio visits. The book comprises each artist’s space, techniques, disciplines, inspirations, and the elements these craftspeople use to create a new chapter for the growing creative, tight-knit community.

Makers of East London
Makers of East London
Makers of East London
Makers of East London

The featured artists/makers include Steve McEwan of the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, Karen Hsu of Pom Pom Factory, Rob Court, New North Press, and Katherine May to name but a few.

Makers of East London
Makers of East London
Makers of East London
Makers of East London

Written by design journalist and content consultant Katie Treggiden, the book also features a collection of stunning photography by Charlotte Schreiber. ‘Makers of East London’ is a definitive modern reference in the field of craft and creativity. It’s where history meets the future and is definitely worth saving for future generations.

Makers of East London
Makers of East London
Makers of East London
Makers of East London

The launch party of ‘Makers of East London’ is at the Geffrye Museum on Wednesday 16 September from 6 to 8.30 pm. The event is free of charge and open to everyone but RSVP is essential. Please click here to book your place. And to purchase the book directly from Hoxton Mini Press, click here!

www.hoxtonminipress.com



Anna Chayasatit

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