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.
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.
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.
1) James Edgar Studio
Organising the latest Plymouth Design Forum within The Millennium Building.
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
Opening the first café at Light Studios.
Hackney Downs Studios
- International Women's Day exhibition at Hackney Downs Studios
A collection of works exhibited by a handful of our residents, celebrating IWD.
- Max Radford Gallery
Exhibition to celebrate the launch of The Hangar studio collection at Hackney Downs Studios.
- 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.
- The House of MAH by MAH Gallery
MAH Gallery's The House of MAH featuring in Bazaar Living.
- 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.
- 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.
- Spazio Leone
Collaborating with Friendly Pressure for the London Design Festival, Spazio Leone held a private view of their latest collection.
LOAH Beer opening London's first low-alcohol taproom, featuring their selection of lagers.
- Tonye Ekine, Marie-Thérèse Hublein, Dan He and Fangying Lu
4-in-1 contemporary art exhibition
- Rhubarb Store
Rhubarb Store, a vintage and archival fashion brand, rebranded this summer to represent their new direction.
- 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.
- 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
- 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