Founded in January 2015, Blacksmith Store is a South London based online retailer with a unique offering of hand-selected well-crafted goods from around the world. We’re super excited to welcome them into our little print community and couldn’t wait to get the scoop on how they started out, their transition from the world of physical to online retail and plans for the future. If you’re curious too then read on!
Magna Colours are the world-leading manufacturer of water based textile screen printing inks. They are our go to when we want high quality ink we know we can rely on. We sent them a few questions to find out more about the products they produce and the new technology they are working on.
Dutchscot is a ‘thinking and doing design studio’ who have recently moved into the largest private studio in 3rd Rail Print Space. The team combine knowledge, beauty and audacity to create original, long lasting and meaningful work that lives happily in any of the usual disciplines (as well as some unusual ones). Dutchscot trust intuition but back it up with experience at some of the most renowned design and branding agencies around.
Peckham Levels is offering a unique opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes at its member studios. Visit the likes of Kiln Rooms, Bright Rooms, Brother Film Co, Gal-Dem and our own 3rd Rail Print Space. We invite you to join us as we host tote bag, paper and t-shirt printing drop in sessions through out the day. You will also have the chance to see what our members have been working on since we opened in January. You’ll be able to take part in live paper printing, paper cut screen printing, screen print you’re own Gal-dem t-shirt and make a cyanotype. We will be hosting workshops with artists Hello Ditto and Alex Poyner.
We’re really excited to kick off our series of Meet the Maker workshops with graphic artist The Fandangoe Kid. Her bold typographical paste ups championing self love and empowerment have adorned the walls of Peckham Levels as part of a series of commissions and we cant wait to welcome her into 3rd Rail Print Space.
Fairbairn and Wolf is a textiles design studio specialised in screen/digital printing designs and fabric developments for both fashion and interior Industries. The studio has worked with some of the world’s leading fashion brands since they began in 2015, including Gap, Karen Millen and Vera Wang. We joined up with the 3rd Rail Print Space members for a chat about their upcoming work and what inspires them.
Kate Alexander Design is a studio based inside 3rd Rail Print Space specialising in original yarn dye plaid and stripe designs for menswear, womenswear, childrenswear and home furnishing. Kate has worked with some of the world’s leading fashion brands, including, American Eagle, DKNY and French Connection, amongst many more. We joined up with the 3rd Rail Print Space member for a chat about her upcoming work and what inspires her.
We are delighted to share this interview with one of 3rd Rail Print Space members, Frieda Peppercorn – an award winning textile designer and screen printer with a whimsical approach to her work. Having collaborated with renowned brands such as Anthropologie and Coco Fennell, Frieda’s designs have been worn by some of the most popular celebrities in the world. Read on to learn more about Frieda’s freelance career and her ambitions.
Etemi Otubu is a Budapest-born sewing enthusiast and our studio neighbour at the buzzing Peckham Levels. You may have seen Etemi at the 3rd Rail Print Space launch event, sewing freshly screen printed fabric into various textile products. Having settled in Peckham, the designer developed a true passion for craft and sustainable fashion. We recently caught up with her to learn a little bit more about her inspiration and all things DIY.