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    Meet the Forgers: The Wool Kitchen

    Next up in our Meet The Forgers series we talk to Helen Reed, the creator and designer behind The Wool Kitchen, a crafts and design business focused on producing hand dyed yarns. The Wool Kitchen is based in Walthamstow. Helen’s brand is all about inspiring those to knit whether you are new to the skill…

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    Daniela Rubino

    Daniela started her design practice making large sculptures predominately using concrete and metal and then moved onto working with smaller interior forms and products.

    The shift was to find a way to use art practice to create functional objects that could be used in every day life. This lead to developing knowledge of new materials such…

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    Treacle Copywriters

    Treacle company is a crew of creative copywriters based at Creative Works, in Walthamstow.
    Haters of jargon and gibberish. Creators of well-designed words. Allies with ambitious agencies. Helping hands for big-thinking brands.

    Check their work on their website, and follow them on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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    The Blair Academy

    The Blair Academy is a recently established business which combats loneliness and social isolation amongst children and adults in the UK through Hip Hop Dance workshops and events.
    Their workshops and events are tailored to the varying needs of the participants, including older adults, people facing homelessness and adults and children with disabilities, in order to…

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    Saunders Seasonings

    Founded in 2013, and incorporated in 2018, Saunders Seasonings is a local timber production business based in Blackhorse Workshop.
    They specialize in milling and seasoning hardwoods, re-purposed from London trees that have already been felled.
    By careful machining and drying, they re-purpose the timber into high quality joinery stock, for distribution to other makers, and also for…

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    Sam Blunden

    Sam Blunden is an established graphic designer and art director with specialisms in branding and editorial design for clients across the arts, cultural and business sectors.
    He creates visual identities, communications and storytelling materials, across channels, from logo design and brand creation, editorial design to creative and art direction.

    Visit his website or follow him on Instagram. 

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    Melissa Taylor Ltd

    Melissa Taylor is a writer and consultant working in the fields of trend forecasting, writing and design.

    Melissa helps businesses with strategic insight and research, along with in-depth writing on topics such as technology, design, and consumer trends.

    Follow her on Twitter  

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    Mbilla Arts CIC

    Mbilla Arts is a Community Interest Company established in Walthamstow in 2006 which promotes education and performance programmes in performing and visual arts from Africa and the diaspora.
    Their current work programme includes weekly sessions in schools and healthcare settings, a club for adults with learning disabilities and a West African drumming circle.
    They also provide artists…