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    Meet the Forgers: Q&A with Cat Lim | The Posticherie

    This month we spoke to Cat from The Posticherie, who intricately handcrafts all the hair creations found at the fascinating Walthamstow-based hair design studio. Cat’s incredible talent has seen her work on some exquisite photoshoots (check out her online portfolio), productions and weddings. We found out all about her business and why she chose to take…

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    Meet the Forgers: Q&A with Sam Blunden | Graphic Designer

    This month we spoke to Sam, an Art Director and Graphic Designer based in Waltham Forest. We learn how valuable Forge was to his business since Edition 2 and we also find out about a surprising talent…
    Tell us about your business  
    I’m an Art Director and Graphic Designer working across cultural and commercial sectors. I create…

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    Meet the Forgers: Q&A with Patty Gurman | Sweet Paper Creations

    July is upon us and what better way to spring into it than to speak with more of our 4th Edition participants. This month we spoke to Patty from Sweet Paper Creations, a not-for-profit family business with a vision to develop creative, craft workshops in the local community.
    Tell us about your business  
    Our mission and passion…

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    Meet the Forgers: Griffics

    Griffics is a business, run by Sam Griffiths, that aims to make life more playful. That’s through making and selling art; and encouraging others to embrace play day-to-day in making activities and workshops.

    Sam Griffiths joins the Forge community as part of the fourth and final edition, Cohort 4.

    Website: www.griffics.com
    Twitter: www.twitter.com/griffics_play
    Instagram: www.instagram.com/griffics
    Medium: www.medium.com/griffics

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    Meet the Forgers: Q&A with Adam Duckett | Covers

    This month we spoke to Adam Duckett from Covers, a graphic design studio based at Creative Works in Walthamstow. We spoke about the importance of connecting with local businesses and found out about some podcasts that keep him inspired.
    Tell us about your business  
    Covers specialises in design for places to stay, eat and explore. Projects vary…

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    Meet the Forgers: Q&A with Duncan Strong | Bespokea

    We recently spoke to Duncan from Bespokea as part of our ‘Meet The Forgers’ series. Brilliantly unique in it’s concept, Bespokea is a furniture design business based in Walthamstow, focusing on commissions and great customer service all from his workshop.

    We found out how Bespokea came about and what challenges (if any) that Duncan is facing…

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    Meet the Forgers: Entervision Films

    Founded in 2016 by Creative Director, Nicholas Taghavi, Entervision Films produces enhancing video to support any media platform.

    Their current body of work lies within documentaries, music promos, event coverage and fashion.

    Entervision Films joins the Forge community as part of the fourth and final edition, Cohort 4.

    Website: https://www.entervision.co.uk 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/entervisionuk
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/entervisionuk
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/entervisionuk 

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    Meet the Forgers: Penny Dampier Photography

    Penny is a London based photographer with a particular interest in still life, and event photography.

    She regularly undertakes commissions for organisations, businesses and individuals, working on websites, headshots, food and drink etc.

    Her personal projects are another aspect of her work, focusing more on fine-art photography. This work has been in several exhibitions and private collections.

    Penny…

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    Meet the Forgers: Carolyn Abbott Textiles

    Carolyn Abbott is a woven textile designer using an exciting variety of colour ways and textures, creating narrow hand-woven fabrics that can be made into scarves, cushions and garments.

    She produces her own range of hand made accessories, and also has fulfilled fabric sampling for other designers, most recently the Luella label, Lezley George, Elena Garcia…

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    Meet the Forgers: The Posticherie

    The Posticherie is a woven hair design studio based in east London, specialising in handmade weft, switches and hairpieces. They offer hire and bespoke projects for fashion, film, television, theatre and private wear. 

    The Posticherie joins the Forge community as part of the fourth and final edition, Cohort 4.

    Website: https://www.theposticherie.com 
    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theposticherie