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Designer maker

Our Designer Maker section spans the length of Frome town centre, showcasing some of the best contemporary craftspeople, designers and makers in the South West. Ditch mass-produced high street fashion and discover everything from screen printed apparel, to handcrafted leather accessories from makers who are all about materials and process.

We don’t believe in throwaway fashion and passing trends – our designers and makers create high quality, unique products that are made to last, making the perfect gift or a timeless piece for your home.

 

g a g a n i s

Gaganis has been created in 2006 as the answer for overproduction and overconsumption in the world. As a collector of vintage wool clothes I’ve decided to start using the pieces by making toys out of them

Hannah Brown Interiors

Hannah is known for her unusual framed objects. Every object she frames is treated with considered precision, with love and attention. She likes to treat each object/specimen as one would a precious museum piece.

Scatter Jewellery

Scatter jewellery makes playful jewellery using hand drawn irregular shapes. Inspired by nature with industrial textures scatter jewellery pieces marry together the accidental with the man made

Jules & Clem

Jules & Clem make beautiful jewellery in vibrant hues from lovely lightweight perspex, brass and silver.

Colour Designs

Colourful and contemporary jewellery handmade by Clare Lloyd in Frome using recycled sterling silver with polymer and resin clay and some lovely artists’ pigments.

Wolfe Academy

Wolfe Academy is an independent & sustainable clothing brand from the south west. They create ethical & organic apparel & accessories for those inspired by the outdoor life.

Bohobo Aromatherapies

Bohobo Aromatherapies create luscious natural handmade aromatherapy based products and organic skincare in Frome, Somerset. Led by holistic wellbeing, their Moon, Goddess, Ayurvedic and Chakra Balancing Blends are all crystal infused.

Smock Project

Smock Project makes unisex smocks based on the cut and attitude of workwear. The material is sourced from British mills or is vintage/dead stock. They are made to last for ever.

The Haunts Curiosity Shoppe

The Haunts Curiosity Shoppe - Somersets’ Haunted Emporium. A curious mixture of vegan home fragrance, textiles and illustrations.

Nudibranch

Towel Poncho's handmade in Bristol from 100% cotton. Perfect for beach days, wild swimming and pool side changing. Cosy & snuggly with lots of room for changing in and out of your cossie.

Liuying Ceramics

Hi my name is Ying Liu, based in Bath. I make and design simple, practical ceramics to bring joy to every day life!
I have my own studio, which is one of my favourite places to be.

Yaz Baxter Creative

Dorset based artist and ocean enthusiast Yaz creates fine art prints and eco friendly greetings cards with a fluid dream like quality, that are celebratory of outdoor Living.

The Weavers’ Cottage Yarn

Beautiful hand dyed yarn, lovingly produced in small batches from my weavers cottage in Bradford-on-Avon

Memori Prints

Vince Handford (aka Memori Prints) is a graphic designer who makes limited edition screen printed posters. He utilises his design background to combine vibrant colours, patterns and striking images.

Emma Chapman Handmade Pottery

Handmade usable tableware. Stoneware. Made to be used, every day.

Stephanie Geyl Pottery

A potter working from my studio in Bristol. I keep forms simple, glazes bring the pieces to life. Never identical, its this uniqueness that gives each piece its individual beauty.

Pulp Paper Heaven

Specialised hand binding, regenerating forgotten and discarded print into nostalgic, personal notebooks,journals and sketchbooks.

Mendip Lavender

We grow and distil lavender for its essential oil. We then blend it into wonderful home and beauty products.

Rachel Gale Design & Illustration

Planet- friendly gifts for all the family. Illustrated & lovingly brought to you by Rachel Gale.

Bungalow Ceramics

Ceramic concept jewellery inspired by 20th Century Design - made near Bristol

Hopothecary Candles

A small artisan home fragrance business based in Frome, hand pouring vegetable based candles infused with luxury fragrance oils in very small batches.

Jo Norman

I’m Jo an artist printmaker and illustrator. My work is an exploration of graphic line, layers, and COLOUR. Techniques include silkscreen printing, Risograph and collage.

Four Legged Fancies

A bakery just for dogs specialising in natural, handmade treats for your four legged friend.

Polished Grey

Working in recycled Eco-Silver, using traditional techniques, I create simple, contemporary pieces that are stylish and easy to wear. I enjoy the process of making as much as designing and like to combine simple, geometric shapes with clean lines, organic shapes and textures and an occasional colour pop.

Lara Stafford Dietsch

Lara Stafford Deitsch is a jeweller working in precious metals and gemstones, her focus is on creating unique and sculptural pieces that can be can be worn every day. Lara has incorporated her passion for drawing and painting the female form into her jewellery, turning many of her life drawing sketches into jewellery pieces.

Badger House Leather

I use traditional saddlery skills to teach, make and restore a variety of leather goods. I also love working with other heavy weight fabrics such as organic waxed canvas. I am interested in more sustainable ways of producing high quality items made to cope the rigors of modern day living.

There’s Only One Amy Laws

Hand screen printed clothing and art prints.

Kay Morgan

Hand made colourful jewellery, accessories and mobiles all using reclaimed leather.

Somerset Natural Soaps

Handmade 100% natural soaps

Hibi Botanics

A range of high performance, low waste, skin and haircare, made using pure, natural ingredients. Our products are handmade in Frome, and are palm free, vegan and cruelty free. All Hibi botanical bars are long lasting, replacing up to three bottles, and come in easily recyclable cardboard packaging.

Artist Georgina

Georgina specialises in engravings, hand-printed in Frome and inspired by our local environment.

Bric

Bric Company make Eco lunch bags, bike bags, backpacks and foraging bags. All geared towards dipping your toe in the joys of Nature while caring for the environment with your consumer choices. Everything is handmade in Bristol by Bianca and Molly using Organic canvas woven in Dundee.

Katherine Barber Jewellery

Everyday statement jewellery lovingly designed and handcrafted in Devon. Designed to be worn individually for subtle style or worn as multiples by layering, stacking and decorating the ear to create impact, allowing the wearer to design their own distinct style.

Scout & Boo

Scout & Boo are David and Teresa Beswick. We design and produce unique graphic art prints and Teresa hand-paints beautiful miniature contemporary seascapes.

The Industrious Maker

Storage and accessories designed and made for 'The Industrious Maker', including embroidery hoop lidded containers, ribbon and string dispensers, pin cushions stuffed with British lambswool, sewing kits and yarn dispensers.

Wylder Naturals

Wylder Naturals. Handmade natural soaps from Bristol. Benefiting body and mind through the power of natural ingredients.

Charlotte Farmer Illustration

Bright and colourful handmade screen prints and cards, mostly featuring grumpy looking animals, with the occasional biscuit thrown in.

Gemma Atwell Jewellery

Precious heirloom jewellery inspired by folklore, fairytale and whimsy for everyday wear, all finished by hand using recycled silver and gold.

Hattie Buckwell

Watercolour illustrations that celebrate the joy of nature, the comfort of home, and the thrill of exploring our beautiful planet. These illustrations feature on art prints, cards, and enamel pins

Rosa Pietsch

Rosa Pietsch is an independent designer and maker based in Bristol. Since 2012 she has been making and selling colourful and creative handmade jewellery and homewares.

Freckles & Bob Studio

Freckles & Bob create colourful, practical homeware that has been designed, handmade & finished in our studio in Somerset. Each piece is unique in colour & pattern and will add a statement to any home.

Olive Harty Works

Olive Harty is a local and independent ceramicist based in Bruton. She offers a range of contemporary and unique functional ware, made exclusively in Porcelain.

Musee Roo Ltd

Artefactual design for the conscious antiquarian.
Self-taught designer / maker Roo Bannister uses the ancient-art of lost-wax-casting to produce historically inspired jewellery designs, which she makes in her Bristol studio. She sculpts her designs from wax and then has them cast into golden brass and recycled sterling silver.

Heirlooms Puzzles

Educational and fun Wooden Jigsaw puzzles of dissected maps, flags and more. Designed and made in Bradford On Avon, Wiltshire.