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  • LONDON CRAFT WEEK: BUAISOU Workshop

    After graduating from the Textile Design Major at Tokyo Zokei University, Mr. Kakuo Kaji and his partner began their activities as BUAISOU in 2012. Located in Tokushima Prefecture, an area of Japan known for producing Awa indigo, BUAISOU does everything from indigo cultivation and creating dye to designing and making products. The indigo dye of BUAISOU uses a traditional technique called Jigoku date (‘making hell’). Jigoku date involves mixing wood lye, bran and shell ash, followed by a fermentation process. This is one of the world’s most complex dye production processes.

    Coal Drops Yard has commissioned BUAISOU for a series of handmade and hand dyed flags specifically for London Craft Week.Alongside the installation, the BUAISOU team is onsite hosting a series of dyeing workshops in KIOSK N1C, which is also the first UK stockist of BUAISOU’s clothing and homewares.

    The workshop ​are just under two hours, during that time participants will learn natural Japanese indigo-dyeing techniques and make a bandana to take home.

    https://www.buaisou-i.com/

    KIOSK.
    Lower Stable Street
    Unit 108, London N1C 4DQ

    Ticket Information:
    https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/indigo-hands-indigo-dyeing-workshops-with-buaisou-tickets-59099043831?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing

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  • LONDON CRAFT WEEK:
    TIMOTHY HAN workshop

    Timothy Han, the founder behind unconventional fragrance brand TIMOTHY HAN/EDITION, will demonstrate how to create olfactory stories. Starting by de/reconstructing Han’s fragrance inspired by Kerouac’s novel On the Road, participants will have a chance to craft their own stories in fragrance. Participants will see the On the Road fragrance deconstructed and be given the opportunity to reconstruct it themselves by changing the balances between the stages of the fragrance. They will then have an opportunity to craft their own stories in fragrance. Participants should attend with a copy of their favourite novel.

    https://www.timothyhanedition.com/

    Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, the Lobby
    9, May, 2018 Wednesday
    11:00 – 18:00 BST

    Ticket Information:
    http://de.acehotel.com/calendar/london/lcw2018-beams-presents-timothy-han?redirect_language=False

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  • LONDON CRAFT WEEK:
    LAPERRUQUE workshop

    Founded in 2016, Laperruque develops artisanal, minimal and timeless leather goods with a focus on functionality and refined details. For the London Craft Week, Laperruque’s founders will share the secrets of their high-end finishings with attendees: raw edge burnishing, traditional hand-stitching (also called Couture Sellier) and gold film hot-stamping. Each attendee will practice these techniques on an unfinished cardholder and bring back home a unique and luxurious personalised piece of craftsmanship.

    https://laperruque.co/?lang=en

    Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, the Lobby
    10, May, 2018 Thursday
    14:00 – 18:30 BST

    Ticket Information:
    http://www.acehotel.com/calendar/london/lcw2018-beams-presents-laperruque

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  • Ganzo workshop
    14th January 2018

    Established in 1917 hailing from Japan the prodigy line “Ganzo” by “AJIOKA” will do a one-day workshop at the Ace Hotel London Shoreditch to present a personalisation initial letterpress workshop for only limited 50 people.

    Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, the Lobby
    14th January 2018, Sunday
    12:00 pm – 16:00 pm

    Ticket Information: http://www.acehotel.com/calendar/london/ganzo

    About AJIOKA:

    AJIOKA purely pursues authenticity and utmost beauty within the world’s best leather. GANZO leather ages gracefully with use, as it takes on their owner’s character and becomes their reflection. From the selection of materials, cutting, thinning, sewing to polishing without an inch of compromise, the persistence and energy of ‘Takumi (expert craft)’ delivers you the one-of-a-kind item crafted by artists who are well-verses in Japanese crafts and techniques.

    http://www.ajioka.co.jp/

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  • Dunno + Miranda
    Exclusive T-shirts

    This collaboration between Miranda, a famous club venue at the Ace Hotel London Shoreditch and an upcoming Japanese street wear brand, Dunno features an iconic Miranda logo and pink neon florescent type, which glows in the dark.

    Dunno is a Japanese T-shirt label that started in 2017. As the word “Dunno” suggests, the label focuses on group of graphic designers and artists who design for anonymous brands. 

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  • Champion releases
    Artist T-shirts Series

    Champion has released the artist series T-shirts curated by BEAMS&CO, in collaboration with Jean Jullien, Jody Barton and Yu Nagaba. The collection is limited to 100 pieces per style, featuring the iconic American sportswear brand’s logo, reinterpreted by the artists to create unique graphics.

    Available at the Ace Hotel London Shoreditch, Champion London Soho Store

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