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2023 Wrapped | Residents highlights at our Plymouth studios

That's a wrap on 2023. Take a look back at just a handful of outstanding projects over the last year from our community across Plymouth.

Alma Yard

1) Vision Factory

Creative direction and production from Vision Factory across multiple shows at Reading and Leeds Festival, including Sam Fender.

2) Silver Roots

Holding the first official Plymouth Plant Festival, including workshops and stalls from independent businesses.

3) Richcraft 

Featuring in Elle Decoration for their handmade furniture.

4) Brand Biscuit Studio

Holding their 'Life in Print' workshop, detailing the importance of in-person marketing and print.

5) Sue Lewry and Saskia Fraser

Sas + Sue exhibition, showcasing artworks from our resident printmaker.

6) Emily Lynch

Launch of Alma Yard's first tattoo studio.

7) Galactic Growth Studio

Content studio launch.

8) James Edgar Studio

New mural commissioned by Plymouth council.

9) Heyl Bakery

Slice of the Yard event, serving pizzas to the community 'til late. 

10) Dell'Anno Studio

Working in collaboration Just Enough Brave on creative campaigns for Plymouth Waterfront Partnerships 2023 events.

Millennium Building

1) James Edgar Studio

Organising the latest Plymouth Design Forum within The Millennium Building.

Light Studios

1) Arts University Plymouth

Partnering with AUP, Light Studios welcomed a new cohort of graduates, providing them with their first studio space.

2) Wia Wear

Launch of their Grungey P.II collection

3) YaYa's

Opening the first café at Light Studios.

Hackney Downs Studios

  1. International Women's Day exhibition at Hackney Downs Studios

A collection of works exhibited by a handful of our residents, celebrating IWD.

  1. Max Radford Gallery

Exhibition to celebrate the launch of The Hangar studio collection at Hackney Downs Studios.

  1. Mexican Summer

Resident record label celebrated their 15th anniversary in Paris and Los Angeles, which featured artists such as Connan Mockasin and Cate Le Bon.

  1. The House of MAH by MAH Gallery

MAH Gallery's The House of MAH featuring in Bazaar Living.

  1. Dreamachine at Hackney Downs Studios

For their residency at our studios, they brought thousands of people through their doors in 2023 to witness this installation.

  1. Blue Nude

Blue Nude marking the launch of their latest collection 'Nebulous Realms', curated in collaboration with Lea Rose Kara and fellow resident Studio Cosmogram.

  1. Spazio Leone

Collaborating with Friendly Pressure for the London Design Festival, Spazio Leone held a private view of their latest collection.

  1. LOAH

LOAH Beer opening London's first low-alcohol taproom, featuring their selection of lagers.

Cornerstone Studios

  1. Tonye Ekine, Marie-Thérèse Hublein, Dan He and Fangying Lu

4-in-1 contemporary art exhibition

  1. Rhubarb Store

Rhubarb Store, a vintage and archival fashion brand, rebranded this summer to represent their new direction.

  1. Charlotte Mei

Resident illustrator Charlotte Mei ran a workshop for the London Design Festival, ran by LEGO and NICCE, to celebrate their latest Botanical Garden collection.

  1. Alec Doherty Jewellery

Launch of Alec Doherty's latest jewellery collection 'STUCK', where gem stones are placed into metal to form abstract faces and characters

  1. Katherine Su, Shangyu Cai, Chanpeng Li and Wenhui Nie

The latest cohort from the Royal College of Art painting course takes their first studio space

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