Gallery: Building Baskets in Brompton: Kingston University Teams up wit...

 

The Building Baskets exhibition during the London Design Festival showcased a two-year design collaboration between the Design and Business Schools at Kingston University and the Lupane Women’s Center – a basket weaving enterprise that uses craft to empower women. The students worked with 26 highly skilled craftswomen, who used the students’ projects as a starting point and were then given time and space in a workshop environment to explore their own ideas, creativity and identity. The resulting prototypes make up the exhibition.

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