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Tours to Central Asia & China in 2024

15 Feb 2024 · Member News

Join Society fellow Christine-Ann Richards FSDC on a Central Asian journey along the Silk Road in Kazakhstan in June, or accompany her to China in October to explore china and glass techniques.

SDC AGM 2024

12 Feb 2024 · Society News

Save the Date - Saturday 11 May 2024 at Art Workers' Guild, London

People's Choice Prize

27 Nov 2023 · Member News

Each year the Society gives the ‘People’s Choice Prize’ to a member taking part in their annual exhibition. The 2023 prize was awarded to fused glass artist Nancy Goodens (LSDC).

Society announces new Honorary Fellowship

23 Nov 2023 · Society News

The Society has conferred Honorary Fellowship to Carol Naylor.

Society announces Executive Director

13 Nov 2023 · Press Releases

Jenny Starr has been announced as Executive Director of the Society of Designer Craftsmen. The role of Executive Director is a newly created position, with Jenny being the very first to take up this important new role.

The Alan Peters Furniture Award 2024

11 Nov 2023 · Member News

An annual award celebrating the legacy of the late Alan Peters OBE, one of Britain’s most prominent furniture designer-makers of the late 20th century (who was a Fellow of the Society). It aims to encourage talent in the craft of furniture design and making. Applications are now open and the entry deadline is 31st July 2024.

Gane Trust Award for Excellence

08 Nov 2023 · Member News

Each year the Gane Trust gives an Award for Excellence to a member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen taking part in their annual exhibition. This year the prize was awarded to textile artist Marian Jazmik (MSDC).

The Poseidon Loving Cup

20 Oct 2023 · Member News

A unique hand raised silver and gilt 'Poseidon Loving Cup' inset with gems and pearls. Handcrafted by Steve Wager FSDC, marked for Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee and the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths.

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