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Hothouse 2016

We're pleased to announce the 41 maker businesses selected for Hothouse 2016

41 maker businesses from across the UK have been selected to take part in Crafts Council's creative development programme Hothouse. For 2016 makers cover a broad range of disciplines including twelve jewellers, twelve ceramists, seven textile makers, and for the first time in Hothouse history five furniture makers.

So here are they are ...

Amanda Denison, Arjan van Dal, Ellie Birkhead, Heather Scott, Charles Dedman, Bola Lyon, Benjamin Matthews, Hannah Tounsend, Chris Townsend, Byron & Gomez, Elmina Fors, Will Elworthy, Abby Frances, Bonner Leather Studio, Jennifer Orme, Oscar Copping, Aimee Bollu, Hayley Beckley, Thomas Whittingham, Melissa Montague, Rhian Malin, Sarah Fennell, Ami Pepper, Jacky Puzey, Kira Meyer, Sally Burnett, Taylored JewelleryKate Whitehead, Terrarium, Richard Cullen, Lydia Mary, Sam Andrew, Toby Cotterill, Victoria Claire Dawes, Ranti Bamgbala, Adam Henderson, Kate Colin, Morna Darling, Jode Pankhurst, Rebecca Sarah Black, and Tina Alexandra MacLeod.

Over the next month Crafts Council will be featuring a maker a day on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram where you can see their work and learn a bit more about what inspires them. Follow #OneToWatch #Hothouse2016 to find out more. 

You can see their work on this Pinterest board and follow them on Twitter. And they will be sharing their experiences of their six-month journey via a blog from February 2016

Check out how previous makers found Hothouse here