Wednesday 10 June 2020
Piyush Suri of Handmade in Britain and Dan Goode of Making Goode join together in this online event which aims to offer assurance and reassurance to the maker community during this challenging time. They discuss ways to remain visible in the industry, stay connected with your customers and opportunities at Handmade in Britain and elsewhere.
About Piyush Suri
With a masters in textile design from Central Saint Martins – University of the Arts London, Handmade in Britain founder and director, Piyush Suri, has over 20 years’ experience of working in the craft and design industry in both the UK and India. Before moving to London in 2001, engineer-turned-designer Piyush worked on many government funded projects within the Indian craft sector. After immersing himself in the UK craft industry, he launched Handmade in Britain in order to support and promote British designer-makers. He has experience running his own textiles brand and retail store (2008 – 2016) and appeared as a judge on Paul Martin’s Handmade Revolution (BBC2, 2012) and Kirstie’s Celebrity Craft Masters (Channel 4, 2019). He also works as a freelance design consultant internationally.
About Dan Goode
Dan is a speaker, mentor and curator. He has been the talent scout for online galleries; a session leader for the Crafts Council Hot House programme and a mentor. He has also given talks for Arts Thread, The Design Trust, Craft at Top Drawer, New Designers, Craft Northern Ireland amongst others. He has been an independent curator for all Handmade in Britain shows since 2016 under ‘Curated by Dan Goode’. Dan is also the curator for Canopy Market in King’s Cross and Battersea River Walk and sits on the panel for the annual Richard Seager Award. Dan has his own enterprise, ‘Making Goode’ where he provides one-to-one mentoring and business advice, and above all support, to the making community.
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