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What We Need Now

Join a series of conversations and presentations, based on what we need now, as individuals, businesses, and a design industry.


Monday 14 Sept, 2pm – How to Show and Sell Your Work Online (webinar)

Live training with creative business expert and content consultant Charlene C Lam, including Q&A

What we need now: To adapt to new ways of showing and selling our work online.

Have you made the transition from in-person selling and trade events to the virtual environment? Design brands and makers can’t afford to ignore these online opportunities — and the necessary learning curve. In this free webinar, creative business expert and content consultant Charlene C Lam will share top tips and considerations for showing and selling your work effectively online.

Missed the live webinar? Email [email protected] to get a link to the replay.


Wednesday 16 Sept, 12pm – What We Need Now (conversation)

Conversation: What do we need now, as individuals, businesses, and a design industry?

What we need now: Real talk about what we need as people and small businesses to survive and even thrive moving forward.

Speakers include East London-based designers and makers like award-winning housewares and textile designer Ella Doran, who works across photography, textiles, weaving and painting, and jewellery designer Sian Evans, who creates fashion, fine and bespoke jewellery, and was Senior Lecturer at BA Jewellery Design, Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts, for 13 years.

Moderated by Charlene C Lam, NYC-LDN content consultant and curator of The Creative Edit.

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Pictured at top: Sunlight Through Leaves by Ella Doran, available as wallpaper and rollerblind. Androecium Mobiles earrings by Sian Evans, part of her Botany Collection.

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