OUR NEXT EVENT

Design Manchester's Design City Weekender

Saturday 21-Sunday 22 October
@ Upper Campfield Market

Applications are closed. We had over 100 applications. Thank you to everyone who applied.

Meet our 58 creatives over our two day event:

A New Leaf Manchester

David Armes

Kristyna Baczynski

Basil & Ford

Bear Four

Beetlecheeks

Mark Bird Illustration

Clare Birtwistle

Krooked Blade

Eleanor Bowmer

Bracket Press

Alan Campbell Art

The Cunning Craftsman

Tommy Davidson

DING DING THINGS

Dirty Work

Caroline Dowsett

Harrison Edwards

Fledgling Studio

Flood Clothing

 

Ruth Freeman

Livi Gosling

James Green

Lyndsey Green

Engine House

Josh Hurley

Aliyah Hussian

Incline Press

KIN ART

Laura Knight Studio

Sumuyya Khader

Laura-Kate Draws

The Lost Fox

Aimee Mac

Mayblossoming

Maggie Magoo

Manchester Bee Co.

MARC

Marc Makes Comics

Memo Illustration

Mickey Pip

Sean Mort

Modernist Society

MR PS

Rheannon Ormond Illustration

OR8 Design

The Owlery

Maisie Platts

Karoline Rerrie

Charlotte Righton

Matt Saunders

Sekonik

SG Sketch

Nell Smith

Team Trident

Toronto MCK

Toucan Tango

Dick Vincent Illustrations

Woody Woods

Sponsored by G.F Smith paper

 

G.F Smith began sponsoring our event in 2014 and now collaborates with us closely on our workshops from letterpress and screen printing, to mask making and portraiture.

Our workshops are supported by Manchester's finest art supply store, Fred Aldous who also run the very popular 3 Minute Portraits

 
 
3 Minute Portraits from Fred Aldous. Portrait by Emma Reynolds

3 Minute Portraits from Fred Aldous. Portrait by Emma Reynolds

G.F Smith doodle wall gets the Colour Run treatment

G.F Smith doodle wall gets the Colour Run treatment

Letterpress workshops from Karen at Red Button Press, Liverpool.

Letterpress workshops from Karen at Red Button Press, Liverpool.

G.F SMITH

G.F Smith have been inspiring people around the world with their specialist paper collection since 1885, including many of our creative sellers.

We have collaborated with them since 2014 offering creative workshops for all the family.

Design manchester

Design Manchester was created to provide the voice of design in and connected with Manchester, running events and programmes throughout the year with an annual headline festival.

We have been part of the DM festival programme since 2014.

Fred aldous

Fred Aldous is the leading art supply store in Manchester supporting generations of creativity with it's diverse offer from sketchbooks to laser cutting.

They have supported us from the very start and regularly host creative experiences including 3 Minute Portraits.