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This year, London Craft Week introduces the The Pimlico Road Series: a showcase of inspiring design, interiors and lifestyle, combining best in-class craftsmanship, authenticity and style. Centred around the theme of texture, we have selected a range of retailers on Pimlico Road that have craftsmanship at their core and firmly establish the district as home to some of the world’s most renowned design brands.

Daylesford Organic

Botanical Craft Exhibition & Workshop at Daylesford

Exhibition

Wed 9 – Sat 12 May, 8am – 8pm,
Sun 13 May, 10am – 4pm
Booking not necessary, free

Workshop

Thu 10 May, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Booking necessary, 15 places, £125

Talk, Demonstration

Fri 11 May, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Booking necessary, 15 places, £25

44B Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LP

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Daylesford’s Pimlico Road Farmshop hosts a three-part event exploring botanical crafts. Enjoy an installation of vintage herbiers, a pressed flower workshop with JamJar Flowers and a talk and demonstration by designer and printmaker Pia Östlund.

Discipline: Other

Cox London

Texturing Metal By Hand: Traditional Techniques at Cox London

Exhibition

Wed 9 - Fri 11, 10am-6pm,
Sat 12 May, 10am-4pm
Booking not necessary, free

Demonstration

Wed 9 May, 10.30am-12pm, 1pm-7pm
Booking not necessary, free

194 Ebury Street, SW1W 8UP
020 3328 9506

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Cox London exhibits the latest piece of artwork produced in their London atelier – a sculptural screen fabricated from cast bronze and forged iron. A Cox London artisan demonstrates some of the processes involved in making this unique work.

Discipline: Metalworking

FBC London

The Alchemy of Glass at FBC London

Exhibition

Wed 9 – Sat 12 May, 10am-6pm
Booking not necessary, free

Talk, Demonstration

Wed 9 May, 10am – 12pm
Booking necessary, 35 places,
£15 + VAT includes food and drink

66 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LS
020 7828 659

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Join two emerging glass artists for a demonstration as part of FBC London’s ‘Meeting our Makers’ series. Rebecca Rowland-Chandler, one of the New Ashgate Gallery’s Rising Stars for 2018, and Marco Tullio Siviglia, architect and interior designer, share the alchemical techniques that bring colour, form and light into their work.

Discipline: Glass Working

HOWE London

HOWE and Plain English collaborate on a Georgian-Inspired Kitchen

Installation

Wed 9 – Fri 11 May, 12pm – 6pm,
Sat 12 May, 12pm – 4.30pm
Booking not necessary, free

Talk

Thu 10 May, 10.30am
Booking necessary, 20 places,
£12 includes tea or coffee and a piece of Georgian cake

93 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PH
020 7730 7987

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Christopher Howe, of Howe London, and Merlin Wright, creative director at Plain English, discuss their collaborative work in crafting a Georgian-inspired kitchen in the basement of the Howe showroom. The discussion extends to Georgian cake, with samples to try, and Howe table-top accessories, available to buy.

Discipline: Furniture Making

HOWE at 36 Bourne Street

HOWE at 36 Bourne Street hosts Lora Avedian

Demonstration

Thu 10 – Sun 13 May, 10.30am – 5.30pm
Booking not necessary, free

36 Bourne Street, SW1W 8JA
020 7730 7991

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A multidisciplinary artist, Lora Avedian’s work depicts natural forms in textiles, paper and yarn, utilising delicate embroidery and embellishment techniques. In residence at 36 Bourne Street, the eponymous material shop of Christopher HOWE, Lora creates pieces available to purchase.

Discipline: Textile Making, Embroidery

Dotti Interior Decoration

Wood Carving with an Italian Master at Dotti

Drinks Reception, Demonstration

Wed 9 and Thu 10 May, 12.30pm – 6.30pm
Booking not necessary, free

85 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PH
07554 544125

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Bespoke interior decorators Dotti fly in their master wood carver from Italy for a wood-carving demonstration. With over 30 years’ experience, it’s an extraordinary opportunity to see a master at work.

Discipline: Woodworking

Jamb

Matilda Goad at Jamb

Drinks Reception, Demonstration

Wed 9 – Fri 11 May, 9am – 6pm,
Sat 12 May, 11am – 4pm
Booking not necessary, free

95 – 97 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PH
020 7730 2122

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Creative consultant and designer Matilda Goad collaborates with Jamb on a display of English country house pieces, along with unique handmade English beeswax candles.

Discipline: Candle Making

Linley

Experiential Retail: How Luxury Brands bring Sensory Appeal to their Clients

Exhibition, Talk

Thu 10 May, 6pm – 8pm
Booking necessary, 40 places, £20

60 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LP
020 7824 7223

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LINLEY hosts four custodians of luxury brands for a discussion on how they uphold the sensory values of craft to their clients during the customer journey. In conversation are Laurent Feniou, Nick Crean, Lance Patterson and David Snowdon, all exploring a different sense relative to their brand. The talk is accompanied by a glass of champagne and canapés and is followed by a live music performance.

Discipline: Marquetry

Luke Irwin

Inspired by the Ancients: The Making of the Mosaic Collection

Exhibition

Wed 9 May, 10am – 4pm
Booking not necessary, free

20 – 22 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LJ
020 7730 6070

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Join the team at Luke Irwin rugs to discover more about the inspiration behind the award-winning Mosaic Collection. View a selection of ancient artefacts found at The Deverill Roman Villa alongside the rugs they inspired.

Discipline: Rug Making

Robert Kime

Robert Kime in Conversation with Jeremy Langmead

Demonstration

Thu 10 May, 10am – 6pm
Booking not necessary, free

Talk

Thu 10 May, 7pm
Booking not necessary, free TALK, DRINKS

190 – 192 Ebury Street, SW1W 8UP
020 7831 6066

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Learn how Robert Kime uses furniture and antiques that hold layers of history and resonate with the past. Robert discusses with Jeremy Langmead why looking to the past and to good craftmanship when furnishing is currently more important than ever, considering the carbon footprint of new high-street furniture.

Discipline: Furniture Making, Upholstery

Rose Uniacke

The Midas Touch: Gilding at Rose Uniacke

Exhibition

Wed 9 – Fri 11 May,9.30 – 6pm,
Sat 12 May,10am – 4pm
Booking not necessary, free

76 – 84 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PL
020 7730 7050

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Interior designer and antiques dealer Rose Uniacke explores the enduring fascination with gold and the applications of this rare and incorruptible metal, with an in-store exploration of the art of gilding.

Discipline: Gilding

Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler

A working exhibition of the art of basket-making

Exhibition

Wed 9 and Fri 11 May, 9.30am – 5.30pm,
Sat 12 May, 10am – 3.30pm
Booking not necessary, free

89 – 91 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8PH
020 7493 2231

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Interior design firm, Sibyl Colefax & John Fowler host a working exhibition with expert basket-maker, Annemarie O’Sullivan

Discipline: Basket Making

Soane Britain

Weaving Rattan Lighting at Soane Britain

Demonstration

Thu 10 May, 10am – 5pm
Booking not necessary, free

Talk

Thu 10 May, 12pm
Booking not necessary, free

50 – 52 Pimlico Road, SW1W 8LP
020 7730 6400

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Soane Britain is proud to own the only remaining rattan-weaving workshop in Britain. Watch as their craftsmen demonstrate their skill, with particular emphasis on woven lighting designs, and experience the weaving process for yourself. Alongside this, Lulu Lytle talks about the transformative nature of this sustainable material.

Discipline: Weaving