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Notting Hill Design Route: Craft & Community at Goldfinger Factory

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Goldfinger Factory

13-15 Golborne Road

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W10 5NY

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LAUNCH OF NOTTING HILL DESIGN ROUTE: CRAFT & COMMUNITY AT GOLDFINGER FACTORY



To coincide with this year's London Design Festival, award-winning social enterprise Goldfinger Factory showcases our new AW17 furniture collection for restaurants, offices and residential with an exclusive tour of our woodworking workshop in Trellick Tower and new Future Factory- a metalwork and digital fabrication workshop in Ladbroke Grove. Sponsored by HEAL's as part of an ongoing commitment to promote environmental & social good through design and to celebrate the launch of the new Notting Hill Design Route.


As a social enterprise, we strive to inspire the community through the fabrication of bespoke furniture and interiors with a focus on a creative and innovative approach to using off-cuts and reclaimed materials. We help expert local artisans become self-sustaining by providing them with studio space and workshop facilities. In return, they pass on their knowledge and provide building services to the community free of charge. Our team has helped us deliver bespoke design and build services to high-profile clients such as John Lewis, HEAL's, Frieze Art Fair, London Fashion Week, Westfield and GAIL’s Artisan Bakery.

We also run a scheme which enables companies to sponsor a young member of the community to earn-while-they-learn with us and we currently have two local boys on the programme. They are provided with one-on-one training and intensive work experience in a swathe of traditional skills such as carpentry, joinery, cabinet making, metal work and painting and decorating.

After 4 years, we know we have a model that works by tackling wood waste issues, employing local people, protecting traditional skills and training the next generation of craftspeople. We look forward to welcoming you to our makers wonderworld during London Design Festival. Book your free tickets here to let us know you are coming!

Wednesday September 20th, 2017

Exclusive Tour of Goldfinger Factory Workshops

6:30pm- Meet at 13-15 Golborne Road

7:00pm- Tour of 13-15 Golborne Road

7:30pm- Walk to Future Factory: Live Demos in Metal and Digital Studio

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13-15 Golborne Road

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W10 5NY

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