Make! Contemporary Christmas Craft

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Image of Lora Avedian wreathe as part of Christmas Craft in the Barbican Shop

Create your own Brutalist Christmas crackers, origami-style decorations, hand-cut paper wreaths and more... 

Make the perfect present for a friend (or for yourself..) in our series of festive workshops, or learn a new skill in our free, drop–in craft demos that will be taking place in the run up to Christmas. 

Following our Makers programme, make! seeks to further the Barbican's support of up and coming design talent, challenge perceptions of craft and inspire you to try something new.

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Brutally beautiful gifts

Browse the Barbican Shop’s Christmas Collection

Barbican Makers

Meet our Maker

Elise McLauchlan

Woodturner Elise McLauchlan is the latest craftsperson to be featured as part of our Barbican Makers initiative, which gives up and coming makers the opportunity to showcase and sell their work in the Barbican Shop. Her exclusive hand-turned walnut collection is inspired by the bold, geometric shapes of the Barbican.

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Image of Barbican Maker Emma Johnson's designs

Calling designers, artists and innovators...

Our Barbican Makers initiative gives up-and-coming creatives the chance to showcase and sell their work in the Barbican Shop. 

Interested in being our next maker? Get in touch at makers@barbican.org.uk with a short bio, an image of your work and a link to your website.

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Previous Barbican Makers

Designer profile: Jennifer Campbell

London-based jewellery designer Jennifer Campbell is the latest maker to be showcased in the Barbican Shop as part of our Makers initiative.

We catch up with Jennifer to find out more about her work and her Barbican range.

Designer Profile: Emma Johnson

Brighton-based ceramicist and designer Emma Johnson is the latest maker to be showcased in the Barbican Shop as part of our Makers initiative. 

We catch up with Emma to find out more about her work and her Barbican range.

Designer Profile: Anna Beam

Anna Beam's joyously intuitive approach to pattern and colour are evident across her work - we met Anna to find out more about her work, her studio and her Barbican range.

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