Event Type

Exhibit at Top Drawer 2019 with ARTS THREAD

Calls for Makers 13-Dec-2018 - 20-Dec-2018

Exhibit at CRAFT at Top Drawer – exclusively trade buyers looking for mid to high end stores – 15,000 visitors and the majority being independent stores, galleries and museums.

Top Drawer is a perfectly curated trade show for both UK and international lifestyle brands to present new ranges and best sellers to the most successful retailers and contract buyers from the UK and beyond. CRAFT is one of nine expertly curated sectors across the lifestyle spectrum with contemporary makers across ceramics & glass, jewellery, fashion & textiles and mixed media. Apply to be part of Arts Thread Emerging Talents at CRAFT at Top Drawer 2019. 

The show will take place over three days Sunday 13 January to Tuesday 15 January at Olympia London.

ARTS THREAD is working with CRAFT at Top Drawer to create a curated space within the show for recent graduates (2015/2016/17/18) and designer/makers who have started their brand within 3 years to be called ARTS THREAD EMERGING TALENTS.

A great partnership – ARTS THREAD leads the call out and promotes the designer/makers before, during and after the show and CRAFT at Top Drawer curates the show and organises the exhibition.

To Apply: Upload a minimum of 5 images with information on scale, materials and technique to your ARTS THREAD portfolio – login or register to create a portfolio account & then complete our CRAFT at Top Drawer Entry Form.

Location/Experience: open to 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018 graduate designer/makers worldwide & designer/makers who have set up their business for less than 3 years.

Entry: Free to apply and stand costs are – 
1m x 2m = 2sqm (includes lighting, fascia, carpet): £500+Vat

Deadline for applications: Thursday December 20 2018 MIDNIGHT GMT

With over 1,500 handpicked brands, Top Drawer brings you face to face with exactly the right UK and international buyers. Held in January and September, Top Drawer delivers buyers at the busiest periods in the international buying calendar.