Tuesday, 23 June 2009

E17 Designers: Introducing the Illustrated Ape

The Illustrated Ape established in 1998, features 100% original creative fiction, pictures, and poetry, pop – and never, ever reviews! It has won popular acclaim, notably the CREATIVE REVIEW ‘Best In Book’ award for design, and was one of only 5 British magazines selected for the Jam Anglo-Japanese exhibition. It is widely regarded as the most excited and influential creative, illustration, graffiti, and writing magazine, to come out of the British urban underground, and is a primary resource for anyone seeking insights into popular culture.

It's definitely worth checking out some of their creative writing and cutting edge designs.
Some of their infamous issues:

To contact Mike, editor of the illustrated ape boys:

E17 Designers: Introducing Gails Windy Day & Fused and Fired

If you've been to one of the E17 Designers markets then you've bound to have met Gail of Gail's Windy Day. She creates adorable handmade clothing and accessories for kids as well as adults making her stall hard to miss! Her owl cushions are a huge success and often in hot demand.

Gail also combines her great crocheting skills with jewellery designer maker Sarie Miell of Fused and Fired to create lovely crocheted pieces for grown ups, usually found joining their stalls together.

Sara Miell of Fused and Fired creates lovely hand made glass jewellery for both men and women, so you can buy something for your partner to make yourself feel better after everything you have bought for yourself!
All pieces are carefully selected glass from around the world, kiln fired and hand finished using the finest fixings, the jewellery is truly stunning and unique.

To contact Sarie:

Saturday, 6 June 2009

Leytonstone Art Trail Event.....

E17 Designers Market

Celebrate the Leytonstone Arts Trail!

Saturday 4th July


Leytonstone Library
6-8 Church Lane
Leytonstone E11 1HG

£1 raffle ticket for entry: a great mix of designer makers from all over this pocket of the E-postcodes selling jewellery, artworks, bags, kidswear, all designed and hand made- a special event with music, cream sodas and the chance to win a goody bag!

“Quirky, original and painfully cute” TimeOut Shopping Guide, May 09

For information go to: Leytonstone Art Trail

Time Out for the E17 Designers

As featured in Time Out:
Quirky, original and painfully cute, the E17 Designers' Market is perfect for anybody who loves home-made thrifty accessories. Add in live music by DJ-artist SisaMo, a free drink ticket on arrival and a couple of knitted tea cosies, and you really can't go wrong.