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EXHIBITION : September 8, 2016 — October 30, 2016.


Forty-nine Manchester-based artists
One iconic HAND CRAFTED mural

Ideas travel, and HAND.01, a packable, refillable, paper-topped modular table from emergent British design studio HAND and paper pioneers G.F Smith, has been designed to ensure that inspiration is captured wherever it strikes.

We’ve joined forces with HAND Studio to capture the creativity of our Resident Makers and other creatives from across Manchester, and to celebrate craft, collaboration and the heritage of Manchester Craft & Design Centre.

A total of 49 artists have uses HAND.01 to create 49 customised pieces of work which, when collated, will form a large mural representing an iconic section of MCDC. Watch the short film below to learn about the inspiration behind the HAND CRAFT mural and see our resident makers bringing it to life.

The completed mural will be on display here at MCDC until October 30th 2016.

Artists featured in HAND CRAFT include:

Jon Damien // Amy Wilkinson // &made // Chris Davies // Charlotte Verity // Tracey Birchwood // fir + wren // Hannah Raeside // &clay // Devines Designs // Lee Page Hanson // Kathryn Edwards // Alex Mullan // Linzi Ramsden // Wall of Art // Eve Redmond // Gemma Scully // Ink Inc // Tea Party at the Zoo// Nell // Made by Shannon // Jane Blease // Laura Fray  // Sam Smith // Laura Richardson // Mella Moylan // Helen Tiffany // Clare Hillerby // Rachel McMahon, Catherine Player and Domee Wroblewska // Ness Donnelly // Gemma Latham // Lucy Harvey // Katherine Lees // Daren Newman // Liam Hopkins



Be inspired by HAND CRAFT and have a go at printing and colouring your own section of our mural. Share your HAND CRAFTED creation with us on social media for a chance to win a set of Ink Inc notepads and colouring pens! Read more here.


HAND.01 Images © Gu Photography

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