From 3-7 May, London hosts the third edition of London Craft Week 2017, an annual event showcasing exceptional craftsmanship. Recherché workshops, renowned master craftsmen, famous studios, galleries, stores and high-end brands from the four corners of the world will gather in a fusion of manufacturing, design, fashion, art, luxury, gastronomy, culture and shopping. At this edition we will be representing the best of Spanish craftsmanship along with Loewe. Read more about the details of both events below.
Felipe Conde is a third-generation craftsman of Spanish guitars and an icon of the best of Spanish artisanry. His guitars are recognised worldwide for their sound, power, and quality.
He will give a demonstration of the manufacturing process of one of his guitars, followed by a recital from flamenco legend, Juan Martín.
“Craftsmanship represents the body and soul of everything I create with my children at our workshop on 4 Arrieta Street in Madrid. I am proud to be able to participate in this exhibition that showcases the work of all kinds of artisans and makes it accessible to the people. The mission of London Craft Week is very important, and I hope that events like this serve as catalyst to give back craftsmanship the importance it deserves. We’ll certainly do our part.”
Felipe Conde, Luthier
Date: Wednesday, 3 May at 7 p.m. at the Club Home House, 20 Portman Square, London W1H 6LW.
Loewe will participate once again in London Craft Week with the exhibition “Loewe: This is home”, a universe encompassing various product categories with a unique design that combines the inspiration of different art forms with LOEWE’s exceptional techniques and the experience of select collaborators.
The collection, which includes furniture, lamps, blankets, ceramics, and cushions, was conceived by creative director, Jonathan Anderson, who sees it as a skyline of artisanal compositions: “It’s a patchwork collage of information: braided wicker, the star motif, English carpentry, woven tapestries. I like to think that fashion can seep into the home, bringing together different artisans to design new physical forms and apply the craft to the home. That’s how the LOEWE character works.”
Date: 3-21 May, at the Liberty department store, 4th floor, Regent Street, Carnaby London W1B 5AH.
See you at London Craft Week 2017 3-7 of May 2017!