• Rebecca Harkness

Clerkenwell Design Week

at Milliken Carpets

Highlights for CDW 2017 at Milliken include: Design in Education debate with Jay Osgerby and Annie Warburton; Club Night with guest DJ legendary designer Pam Hogg; fashion illustration workshops with London College of Fashion lecturer Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald and ‘draw a Clerkenwell character’ workshops with the Bloody Bishop.​​​


TUESDAY 23 MAY​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

12.00–13.00 // Highlights from Milan Design Week with Katie Treggiden ​Didn’t manage to make it to Milan? Don’t worry, Milliken is bringing Milan to you. Independent design journalist and founding editor of the award winning blog — Confessions of a Design Geek — provides a top-line de-brief from the show followed by a Q&A session. Book your place at CDW17@milliken.com

18.00–19.30 // Design in Education panel debate ​

Katie Treggiden will chair a panel discussion with Jay Osgerby, Crafts Council Director Annie Warburton, Professor Andrew Brewerton and Jade Ilke of Designing Futures on the state of Design in Education.

These high profile individuals have one thing in common — they are all passionate about design in education. Guaranteed to be an interesting and lively debate, this promises to be an event not to be missed.

Book your p​lace at designineducation@milliken.com​


WEDNESDAY 24 MAY ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

14.00–16.00 //Techniques in Watercolour Painting — Characters of Clerkenwell ​

Join artist and illustrator Bloody (Jack) Bishop for a satirical take on portraiture. The premise for this pen, ink and watercolour workshop: admit you can’t draw and let the accidents happen. Let your inhibitions go and have some bloody fun! Book your place at CDW17@milliken.com ​​


18.30 – LATE // Exclusive club night at Milliken, with guest DJ Pam Hogg ​

We’re taking it up a notch as the Milliken showroom undergoes a complete transformation. Club night at Milliken includes not only a DJ set from legendary fashion designer and DJ, Pam Hogg but also one of Hed Kandi’s resident DJs, Phoebe D’Abo as well as fantastic food and drink.

Strictly by invitation only. Wristband required for entry.



Fashion drawing workshop with London College of Fashion’s Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald.

Following her successful programme of workshops at the V&A and the Design Museum, London College of Fashion lecturer Ana Stankovic-Fitzgerald will lead dynamic and practical sessions exploring techniques and styles in fashion drawing.

This fun and interactive workshop is open to absolute beginners and all participants will walk away with their very own mini portfolio of fashion sketches.

​​​​Session 1 — 12.30–14.30 Session 2 — 15.00–17.00 ​

Book your place at CDW17@milliken.com ​​

Click Here to find out more about Clerkenwell Design Week.

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