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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

Hunter & Collector

Poetic artworks celebrating the beauty and fragility of the natural world.

Laura Holden Studio

Hand made joyful, nostalgic creatures and cushions in soft, sustainable fabrics.

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.

Slow Stitch Club

Slow Stitch Club is all about making visible mending accessible for everyone.
Whether you’re a stitching wizard or have never picked up a needle and thread before, I want to share the skills you can use to extend the lives of your clothes and keep them from landfill.

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.

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.

Promises Promises

Promises Promises is my creative jewellery collection made in my Somerset studio using a combination of modern and traditional techniques. Each piece is carefully crafted to stand the test of time.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Apostle

Traditional cold process soap and bath bombs, using only the finest natural ingredients and essential oil blends.
Made in small numbered batches in Wiltshire.

Broughs Handwoven

Handwoven homewares and accessories. Using natural fibres and beautiful subtle colours.

Dakota Rae Dust

Bec creates bright and colourful Statement textile jewellery, and the occasional run of embellished sweatshirts.
Every product is designed with FUN in mind. Hand crafted with love to add a POP of colour and PLAYFULNESS to your outfit.

Fern-way Communal

Lovingly created nature inspired designs; hand drawn illustrations that depict us as part of nature as opposed to superior to it. The collection comprises a selection of greeting cards, prints and environmentally friendly candles, all chosen to evoke that deep sense of connection to our natural surroundings, and in turn our human and animal neighbours.

Mokko Design

I design and make hardwood homewares using sustainably sourced timber. My products include vases, bowls, serving boards and small homeware items. My products show off the natural beauty of timber.

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

The Snow Sheppard

We are Stephen Sheppard and Elizabeth Snow. Designers and makers of plywood playthings and homeware for a conscious family lifestyle, sustainably made in England.

Twofold Studio

Twofold Print studio is run by local Fromie Phoebe Phillips. A silk screen printer and artist that creates bright bold prints inspired by pop culture using eco friendly materials.

Tash Fry kla

Handbuilt ceramics harnessing nature into functional, tactile objects. Tash Fry klā is a celebration of innate & intuitive practice, designed to bring awareness and slower pace to simple everyday moments.

Teresa Green

Hand printed clothing and accessories for you and your home. All made in our Devon studio using wool, linen with eco inks.
Open to commissions.

Katherine Jones

I’m an artist who creates beautiful memory boxes and intricate ink drawings to help you connect with the people and places you love.

The Bespoke Collage Company

The Bespoke Collage Company creates unique collage art, incorporating hidden messages and secret references to bring the art to life. Using 100% recycled and biodegradable materials.

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.