East London Makers

Karen Bunting, potter

Thrown into pottery

Christine Preisig meets potter Karen Bunting, one of the artistic pioneers of Beck Road in the 1970s Karen Bunting and her husband Peter were two of the first ...
Bell Foundary

The Toll of the Bells

The Gentle Authormeets the master bellfounder of the soon-to-close Whitechapel Bell Foundry I had the pleasure of interviewing Alan Hughes recently, and before...

What knit to wear.

Christine Preisig gets some purls of wisdom from a Hackney designer Penny Burdett marks her successful career as a knitwear designer and maker with the launch ...