AboutLondon Design Festival 2011 heralds a fascinating and innovative exhibition from a dynamic group of seventeen craft makers who first met through the Crafts Council's Hothouse programme. Hand picked as some of the most promising emerging talents on the scene working in jewellery, wood, textiles, basketry, ceramics and glass Portraits in the Making will captivate audiences.
This diverse collection of artists are held together by a core theme that draws from Sir John Soane's vision of Pitzhanger Manor as âa sort of portrait' it was here that he displayed his collection of paintings, books, architectural drawings and fragments. Completed in 1804 as his weekend retreat and entertaining venue (now Grade 1 listed) Pitzhanger is a stunning example of the late Georgian style and acts as a fascinating backdrop for this exhibition, with work spanning from the PM Gallery into the house's beautifully appointed rooms.
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