Makers of East London
“Makers of East London captures the energy and spirit of a unique part of the capital. Evocative photography alongside insightful profiles of makers reveals hidden processes behind objects both everyday and exceptional.” Annie Warburton, Crafts Council
Bike builders, violin makers, ceramicists…East London is the creative hub of one of the world’s most dynamic cities and is now seeing a resurgence of craftspeople breathing life back into traditional disciplines. This book takes a tour of their studios and practices to see what it takes to be a maker in a world of mass production. Our largest and most ambitious book yet.
Photography by Charlotte Schreiber, written by Katie Treggiden
336pp, 264 x 198 mm, hardback, clothbound, foil embossed.
Charlotte Schreiber grew up in Wiesbaden, Germany, where she studied photography and went on to become a freelance photographer focusing on portraiture and fashion. Telling stories has always been one of Charlotte’s favourite things to do and with photography she feels able to quietly observe the world and to capture what strikes her as most important or beautiful.
Katie Treggiden is a respected design writer. Her blog, ‘confessions of a design geek’, was awarded Best Interior Design Blog in Great Britain within five months of launch. She founded Fiera, an independent magazine discovering new talent at the world’s design fairs, and also writes for titles such as Dezeen, the Guardian Weekend Magazine and Ideal Home. This is Katie’s second book.
This is the first edition.