The 8 female artists to know now
In this world of mass production, big brands, CGI and 3D printing, creativity is, shall we say, losing its personal touch.
But London Design Festival 2018, a one-week event celebrating exceptional craftsmanship, design ideas & designers from around the world, has, thankfully, shaken things up a little. This year's programme spans the city and gives voice to a roster of design events, technologies, brands, both big and small, as well as talented creators including visionary set designer Es Devlin.
In celebration of such a brilliant initiative, we've scouted out the outstanding female artists, designers and makers you should have on your radar.
Coveted by A-List celebs across the globe, Ducie Fashions has gone from strength to strength since its birth in 2003. Launched by Ducie and Dan Keam-George in Portobello Market, Ducie Fashions is now a mainstay of London Fashion Weekend and stocked in a roster of the captial's trendiest boutiques.
From her floral dresses to Parkas with oversized fur-lined hoods, flawless design and craftsmanship are at the very heart of her making process.