Roundup: Green Shoots

Just Got Made • 23 Feb 2017

Today’s TalkImage: Arne Zacher

Read:  the challenges and payoffs for a manufacturing startup – The Manufacturer
Do: Hey Clay! Call for applications is now open – Crafts Council
Laugh: Bompas and Parr’s very rude Grope Sans Typeface – It’s Nice That
Trend: Gender fluid fashion from denim company I and Me  – Protein
Visit: 15 industrial designers with interesting rational exhibit at the Aram Gallery
Campaign: Sew your patch for Craftivist Collective’s #patchesofhope

Editorial: Tips to Build your Creative Network

Just Got Made Weekender, a festival for the UK maker movement

Building up a successful creative business is more than just making great work – you have to make sure you’re connecting with the right customers, that press finds you and that you’re the person who gets called first when an amazing opportunity arises.

Here are our favourite tips on how to build useful and genuine relationships within the industry, catapulting your business to success. . .

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Events: Sustainable Textiles Now! and Working with Manufacturers

Just Got Made events February - sustainable textiles, indigo dye, how to work with manfufacturers

Breakfast Club: Sustainable Textiles Now! 24 February, Somerset House
Join our panel of two micro-manufacturers and two designers, for an informal panel discussion, where we question what does sustainability mean today, what to we need to do better as an industry and how can we apply fresh ideas and perspectives to our own businesses.

Working with Manufacturers, 8th March, Craft Central
Learn how to successfully work with manufacturers as a designer-maker or craftsperson, and benefit from scaling up your production, growing your range of products and increasing your profits. Small group of up to 12, taught by Helen Kemp, founder of Just Got Made.
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