Inkylinky by Liz Samways

After several years away, Liz Samways is back at Design@HEART this year, and we can’t wait to see her new jewellery and prints. I’m a Leeds-based jeweller and printmaker, working primarily in silver and copper which is etched & engraved using techniques commonly found in printmaking. My work is inspired by the landscape, as viewedContinue reading “Inkylinky by Liz Samways”

How To Choose A Good Fair

For Artists and Makers By Becky Moore, and with thanks to Alice Chandler and Jane Kay of Sunny Bank Mills Gallery, Anna Urwin of House of Bats and Shaun Vickers  for their contribution to this document. I know it seems a long way off, but now is the time when stallholders are getting their ChristmasContinue reading “How To Choose A Good Fair”

Be Dispensable: the first rule of fair management

By Becky Moore As some of you know, I’m not just a fair organiser, I’m also a designer-maker myself.  I think that gives me an insight into what our stallholders need and expect from fairs.  They’re looking for a well publicised, well organised, well attended platform from which to sell their products.  It sounds likeContinue reading “Be Dispensable: the first rule of fair management”

Are you GDPR Compliant?

The General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) will be coming into force in just 8 weeks, so it’s time to get your house in order.  If you don’t know what GDPR is, here’s a quick overview, with some further reading and listening. Please note this article does not constitute legal advice.  You are advised to doContinue reading “Are you GDPR Compliant?”