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Taking part in the London Design Festival? Let’s get visible!

Here’s the mistake I see a lot of London Design Festival exhibitors and participants making: You’re so focused on what you’ll be showing and doing during the festival, you’re not spending enough time and effort on marketing before the festival. Let’s be frank — there is a lot to see during LDF, and visitors have […]

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Free Webinars for Creatives: Social Media and Pop-Up Shops

You’re invited to Summer School, a series of free online classes, tailored for designers, makers and creatives! As part of the Future of Design panel at New Designers, I shared that social media and pop-up shops are a major part of how I work with designers and makers. I love them and think they’re so […]

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Social Media Tips for a Design and Craft Fair

Welcome, designers and makers! If you’re exhibiting at MADE London Marylebone, best wishes for a great show. As you’re prepping your products and display for the fair, don’t neglect your social media presence! I’m Charlene of Creative Clerkenwell and The Creative Edit. I help creatives show and sell their work. I’m a curator, creative business […]

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Ask Charlene: What’s the difference between designjunction and London Design Fair? (video)

The annual London Design Festival in September is anchored by major design fairs. The two most relevant for independent designers, makers and brands are usually designjunction and the London Design Fair (formerly Tent London). So what’s the difference between them? Question: What’s the difference between designjunction and the London Design Fair (formerly Tent London)? In […]