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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

In 2006 when I started gaganis, I tried to combine creating ’new product’ without having to use new components. Everything is made of recycled fabrics which previously would have been used as clothing. I’m mostly interested in faces and their expression so all the creatures have personalities

Scatter Jewellery

Scatter Jewellery is designed to inspire creativity and playfulness. Each piece is made from hand-poured, pigmented resin, and brings together industrial textures, irregular shapes and bright colours into fun and stylish jewellery.

Laura Holden Studio

Laura Holden hand makes, nostalgic, folk inspired textile creatures and cushions, using soft cotton velvet, corduroy & wool felt.

Hunter & Collector

Unique artworks created from antique insects and objects, inspired by the fleeting lives of the natural world.

ILO

ILO clothing is inspired by the Scandinavian philosophy of childhood where play, comfort, environment, family and friends intertwine to nurture a wholesome child.

Bohobo Aromatherapies

We make natural aromatherapy based products for holistic ritual. Our products are all handmade by us in our studio in Frome and infused with intent. Holistic wellbeing is a breath away.

Prints by the Bay

Block prints handmade in Dorset by printmaker & illustrator Nicole Purdie, using traditional printmaking techniques. Evocative, thought-provoking and emotionally engaging art for your home.

Little Acorn Makes

Organic handmade baby and toddler clothing designed, printed and handmade in UK

BDR Studio

Hand made ceramic, made in our local open access ceramics studio in Shepton Mallet, specialising in hand carved ceramic wall coverings and tiles.

Huldra Lingerie

Huldra Lingerie is an ethical and inclusive underwear brand based in Bradford-on-Avon. Ranging from practical (yet beautiful) merino wool lingerie to playful floral lace pieces and fabulous maternity bras and period knickers - we believe that anyone should be able to feel comfortable and pretty at the same time!

Emma Chapman Pottery

Local potter supplying local tables, businesses (and dishwashers) with usable stoneware tableware.

Gemma Atwell Jewellery

Fine jewellery, handmade in Bath using recycled silver and gold, inspired by folk art, stories and adventure.

Polished Grey

Using recycled Sterling Silver, Hannah at Polished Grey creates simple, contemporary pieces that are stylish and accessible: Comfortable, everyday jewellery that is made to last.

Scalpel and Paper

scalpel and paper create imaginative works of mix media collage that reflect a lifetime spent as a collector.

Colour Designs Jewellery

Colourful and contemporary jewellery handmade in Frome from recycled sterling silver with polymer and resin clays

Issi Bulloch Jewellery

If you buy something from me just imagine that not long before, that earring, pendant, ring used to be an over-looked plant in the garden, on the riverbank or in the woods. Leaves off a tree, a twig off a bush, a bee, butterfly or beetle. Inspired and made from Nature itself.

Four Legged Fancies

A special bakery just for dogs! Our bakery makes cakes, biscuits, pies and treats all for your four legged friend.

Jo Joof Designs

Cloth books for babies uniquely designed by local designers Jo & Nic. These award winning cloth books are designed to look like little newspapers with crinkly pages. They are safe, washable and long lasting. With over 70 titles to choose from they make the perfect gift for babies.

Twofold Studio

Phoebe Phillips, Frome based Illustrator, founded 'Twofold Print' in 2019. Her vibrant screen prints draw inspiration from music, Japanese pop culture, and eclectic family artefacts, adding a modern pop art touch to nostalgia.

Hattie Buckwell

Hattie is inspired by the magic of nature and the cosiness of home, celebrating simple pleasures alongside big adventures. Her designs are found on giclée prints, greetings cards, and badges.

The Snow Sheppard

A range of sustainably made birch plywood creative playthings and everyday objects designed and made in the West Country. Minimal, simple forms which have all manner of uses and interpretations. Included in the line up of modern classics are versatile and functional storage and homeware pieces for a more conscious lifestyle. For use in every room throughout the home by all ages.

Rachel Gale

Planet-friendly gifts to love & cherish. Designs for everyone big & small, designs to make you smile. Illustrated by Rachel in her home studio in Frome, every product is made with sustainability at the heart. From the eco-friendly inks she prints with & the paper stocks for her art prints to the organic cotton sourced for her Mr Bear babygrows.

Kay Morgan

Hand made colourful jewellery made from reclaimed leather.

Hibi Botanics

High performance, natural skincare, made from pure plant power, right here in Frome.

Dunked

DUNKED’s gift range includes iconic biscuit favourites available as magnets, key rings, badges and decorations. Each one has been lovingly assembled and finished by hand in either plywood or walnut with the addition of an acrylic centre.

STROPT

We make leather strops, our own shaving brushes, bowls and soaps and a range of natural beard care products. Alongside this, we sell Ardennes sharpening stones and a range of traditional shaving products, including a fine selection of traditional safety and straight razors.

Wolfe Academy

Wolfe Academy is an independent & sustainable clothing brand from the South West. They create organic & ethical apparel & accessories inspired by the outdoor life.

Rose and Mary Cosmetics

Vegan, sustainable and ethical skincare products containing essential oils to balance mind and body.

Badger House Leather

Hand made leather and waxed canvas apparel

Tash Fry kla

Tash Fry is a process-led artist creating hand-built functional ceramics. Tash’s organic, innate pieces harness nature into tactile objects aiming to cultivate sense-led experiences.

Camden Clay

Steve is obsessed with making food related typographic plates and Roz is fixated with Sicilian inspired decorative head pots. We live and work in Camden Road, Bath, hence the name Camden Clay!

Chaos Create

Nature prints & cards created using hand foraged leaves from The New Forest Hampshire. Created on handmade handrag paper. Each print is individual and created using fully sustainable methods.

Gnome Studios

Gnome Studios is a small studio specialising in concrete homewares and furniture. Inspired by geometric forms and the natural beauty of concrete and using sustainable local materials.

Jamie Collins Woodwork

Handcrafted wooden goods made in my workshop in Devon. Delicate wood turned objects for use in the home and garden made from sustainably sourced wood. I can also take bespoke commissioned projects.

Little Spoon Jewellery

Based in Somerset, Little Spoon Jewellery sources antique silverware to repurpose into unique items of jewellery to be loved once again.

Mark Leary Print Shop

Mark Leary Print Shop offers a series of beautiful and inspiring summer imagery from internationally award-winning photographer Mark Leary.

Rebecca Edelmann Ceramics

Rebecca Edelmann is a Danish ceramicist who makes small batch hand-built everyday work to use and enjoy, with strong and hand-painted designs

Rosie McLay Art

Rosie explores what it means to be a living thing; capturing natures wonder through intricate etchings adorned delicately with gold leaf.

Puro Ceramics

At Puro we make essential homeware objects by hand. Each piece is crafted to reveal its elemental truth. This pure approach to making contributes to contentment in simpler living and the freedom to see only what is important – love, laughter, food and drink. Puro – purely created to connect us

Somerset Natural Soaps

Handmade 100% natural soaps

Sarah Turrell Pottery

Finely thrown stoneware pottery, a family of plates, bowls, jugs, mugs and vases, all suitable for everyday use and dishwasher proof!

Teresa Beswick Art (Scout and Boo)

Teresa creates miniature artworks using multiple layers of colour and texture on reclaimed plywood to create bold and atmospheric pieces, which somehow feel familiar to the viewer.

Kimono My House

Kimono My House believes that practical work clothes can also be stylish and beautifully designed with Japanese aesthetic. This can all be done with minimal impact on the environment, making a garment that is made in London from dead-stock sourced natural fabrics.

Hopothecary Candles

Makers of home fragrance with an environmental conscience. Handmade in small batches in Somerset, our candles waxes are 100% vegetable based, which is biodegradable and derived from a renewable source.

Kissi

Kissi is the collection of hand dyed yarns and accessories produced by Teresa from her studio near Frome. The yarns are from British sheep where possible and dyed using either natural dyes foraged from local flora and fauna to create muted colourways or professional acid dyes for standout shades.

Pulp Paper Heaven

Hi I’m Suzanne owner of Pulp Paper Heaven Notebooks. I produce hand bound notebooks reusing exhausted print and traditional techniques with hand tools. The design is contemporary and a little quirky, reflecting the recycled nature of the materials I use.

Rosie Reiter Designs

Colourful, exotic art prints, stationery and homeware inspired by the vibrant colours of the jungle and arid landscapes of the desert, incorporating exotic plants, flowers, cacti and jewel like birds.

Stephanie Geyl Pottery

Contemporary pottery made for the home, to be used and loved everyday.

Rosa Pietsch

Rosa Pietsch creates colourful and creative jewellery, made by hand in Bristol. Designs range from small everyday earrings, to intricately made statement jewellery.

Anna Jones Ceramics

Anna makes contemporary functional ceramics that uplift the everyday experience by adding a touch of specialness to the daily routine. All pieces are handmade by Anna in small batches, ensuring exceptional quality and consistency to last a lifetime.

Hopelands

UppyBags is sustainable startup, we upcycle heavy duty waste building banners into beautiful sustainable accessories. All materials are sourced locally, design done in Bath studio and production in other part of UK. Every bag has unique print. Always creative with sustainability and planet in mind!

Katherine Barber Jewellery

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

Meticulous Ink

Meticulous Ink creates luxurious stationery and paper goods on vintage Original Heidelberg printing presses at their shop in Bath. A stationery haven, they stock everything a paper fiend could desire.

Molly Mural

Using the world as her canvas, Molly Mural evokes joy and positivity through her signature bold and colourful cut-out shapes and patterns, inspired by natural forms and movement.

Nature Nurture Kids

Nature Nurture Kids are on a mission to teach, equip and empower children to actively help nature. Our eco-friendly kits give children the opportunity make a direct difference, creating confidence and building a deeper connection and respect for the Earth

Portamus

Outdoor kit the way it used to be made; Portamus is a collection of outdoor packs and accessories made by hand right here in the west country, with studios in Frome and Stroud.

Teresa Green

Hand printed linen clothing & accessories. Made in small batches in Devon. Commissions welcome.

Zoe Thelwall Glass

Stained glass mosaic and leaded art work using traditional and modern techniques to create colourful glass works to capture the sunlight and brighten up your room.