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Hothouse: Support for emerging makers
If you’re a budding designer-maker, then signing up for Hothouse, run by the Crafts Council, could be the best decision you ever make.
Design Your Career
Hear ye, creatives! Thinking of setting up your own business? Then Design Your Career on October 19th is a must-visit for you.
Chatting with: Lou Gardiner
Lou Gardiner talks to us about appearing on the new Kettle Chips ad and how she got such an interesting craft gig in the first place!
Craft business: StartUp Saturday
The biggest ever StartUp Saturday is taking place on 23rd November at The British Library - and it could help you and your craft business.
Win tickets to Design Your Career!
Do you want to win the chance to help build up your business? Enter our competition to win 2 tickets to Design Your Career later this month!
Hothouse 3: Miche Follano
Fancy taking the next step and making money out of your craft hobby? Craft Council support scheme Hothouse is here to help designer-makers like Miche Follano set up a viable business.
Typography & business branding
Starting a creative business? Typography is an essential, according to one designer, animator and business tutor
Make your own photography lightbox
Can’t get the right light to make your product shot shine? Make this lo-fi DIY lightbox for the perfect set up every time.
DO quit your day job!
We've all dreamed of owning our own craft businesses and chucking in the towel at our day jobs - and now Viktorija of contemporary jewellery company AndSmile has done just that. Congratulations, Viktorija!…
How to package your products
Etsy seller Georgina Giles uses sewing patterns as packaging for her products. Here's why she thinks it's such an important part of branding for a business.
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