Open studios, this Friday

Graphic design gets its very own series of ‘open house’ events this Friday as a host of London studios open up their doors to visitors. It’s part of GraphicBirdWatching’s efforts to celebrate the work of some of the capital’s leading female designers

Have a look around Container’s studio this Friday, where this strange object was made

Graphic design gets its very own series of ‘open house’ events this Friday as a host of London studios open up their doors to visitors. It’s part of GraphicBirdWatching‘s efforts to celebrate the work of some of the capital’s leading female designers…

On Friday September 23, a range of print, type, illustration and photography studios based in east London will invite groups of interested parties to look around their working spaces as part of GBW’s ‘graphic design walk’ (see graphicdesignwalk.com).

Marion Deuchars is also participating in the open studio event

Visitors will be able to purchase tickets to the studios (£5) on a first come first served basis from the event’s ‘base camp’ – the [SPACE] Gallery on Warburton Road, E8. Tickets come in the form of a map of the area which then allows access to the participating studios, as well as the stalls set up in the gallery. More details on the ticketing process, here.

The open studios will include April; Camille Rousseau; Catherine Nippe; Ciara Phelan; Container; Lucienne Roberts+/GraphicDesign&; Marion Deuchars; Mia Wallenius; Nina Bygraziela; Rosalie Pryor; Rachel Thomas; and Them. You can read a brief biog on each of them here.

They will open their doors once every hour at 11.15, 12.15, 13.15, 14.45, 15.45, and 16.45 and permit 10-15 visitors per session. The [SPACE] base camp with be open from 10am to 10pm.

Appearing at the ‘base camp’ gallery space will also be work from 10 Collective; Alida Rosie Sayer Studio; Cicada Books; Claudia Doms; Coralie Bickford-Smith; Emma Löfström; Geetike Alok; Grit Hartung; Imogen Grasby; Olivia Sautreuil; Sophie Clements; Theda Schoppe; and Veronika Burian.

The ‘graphic design walk’ is part of the London Design Festival.

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