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  • Turkish Ceramics gateways at designjunction. Photo: hufton + crow. Image courtesy of designboom.

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 22 September 2017

Tube fabric, Turkish tiles, digital making and gentle activism

What happened

Our festival of digital making Make:Shift:Do is taking place at nearly 40 venues on 27 + 28 October. Find a venue near you

Adding to our hit list - our LDF highlights include The Trade Show, Water, designjunction and London Design Fair.

Professor Magdalene Odundo OBE was named as UCA’s next Chancellor.

Craftivist Collective took their ‘gentle activism’ to London Fashion Week by hiding messages about the ethics of the clothing industry in high-street garments.

This is how your brain responds to art

Our Maker of the Week is Mariam Syed who is part of the Scottish Pavilion at London Design Fair. We talk to her here

What was said

The show is remarkable. I arrived sceptical, I left exhilarated by its translation of the everyday into the, literally, wonderful” this week’s Radio Times on Woman’s Hour Craft Prize exhibition.

What was made

A vibrant gateway of Turkish ceramics by Adam Nathanial Furman at Granary Square.

What to look forward to

An open weekend to see Craft Central’s new space The Forge

And finally

In homage to our colleague Holly who leaves us to join the London Transport Museum – read more about Wallace Sewell’s fabrics for the Overground.