Ruthin Craft Centre
The Centre for the Applied Arts

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Gallery 2

Southern Lines and Northern Lights

7 February – 12 April 2015

A view of design practices in Wales

Drws y Coed – Hannah Wardle / Sian Elin
Freshwest – Marcus Beck & Simon Macro
Jessica Lloyd-Jones / Loglike – Jen Sandiford
Sian O’Doherty / Louise Tucker

Southern Lines and Northern Lights presents work by a selection of talented designers. Meticulous prototypes exemplify refined craftsmanship, production pieces echo the marks of the maker, one-off creations celebrate conviction of focus. The exhibition explores bright ideas and the insightful understanding of materials needed to illuminate them. Southern Lines and Northern Lights considers the significance of materials to different design practices and the integrity of performance of materials in reproduction. It explores design in production and the notion of reproducing by hand.

Curated by Ceri Jones