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    Make It Red

    Make It Red is a creative studio based between London, New York and Prague which specialises in Design & Advertising, Digital Creative, Brand Positioning, Social Media, and Print Creative.
    They set themselves apart from other creative enterprises by helping clients to target their audiences more effectively, by seeking out opportunities to connect with diverse audience…

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    Justine Couture London

    Justine Couture London was established in Walthamstow in 2017 as a fashion designing company.
    Initially the main style of dresses being created was traditional African dresses as well as some vintage outfits. Soon the focus shifted to the wedding scene, creating tailor made bridesmaid’s and wedding dresses.
    Currently, the company makes a variety of styles tailor made…

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    Granite + Smoke

    Granite & Smoke is a textile and interior design  company formed by longtime friends Claire Canning and Lindsey Hesketh.
    They share a passion for sustainable design, products, colour and pattern. They create contemporary crafted home accessories inspired by the forms of architecture, the beauty of fashion and the function of the everyday in their studios in…

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    Franklyn Sweeney

    Frank is a freelancer Events manager who has been producing and managing live events for around 25 years, including programming over 500 shows at the Hackney Empire, from the Jamaican National Pantomime to Madness and Chuck Berry to Slava Polunin.
    Frank is currently the Creative Producer of Carnivalista Culture, a programme of carnival costume workshops to…

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    Egallowayleatherdesign

    Egallowayleatherdesign was founded by Ellen Galloway and makes high quality leather products in their Walthamstow-based workshop.
    Products are predominantly hand stitched and created using traditional English saddlery skills.
    Egallowayleatherdesign is also a member of E17 Designers and also undertakes repairs and renovations to leather goods and commissions.
    Follow her on Instagram and Twitter or check her website for…

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    Borrowed Light Floral Studio

    Borrowed Light Florals is a floral design studio based in Walthamstow focused on installations, events and workshops.
    The Studio was funded by Sarah Purchase and Claudia van Rensburg.  Their main inspiration is drawn especially from Art and the great outdoors.
    Favouring British grown flora and eco friendly products, Borrowed Light Floral Studio create high quality and impactful…

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    Abigail Brown

    Abigail is an artist and illustrator whose work focuses on the animal kingdom, increasingly exploring species facing the threat of extinction. Working from her colourful, creature and plant filled studio in Walthamstow, she makes each piece herself by hand.
    Her work has been sold and exhibited around the world and featured in magazines such as Vogue,…