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This dealer sells lovely contemporary and antique ceramics, glass, metalwork and wooden creations.
14 Rutland Gate, London SW7 (adriansassoon.com)
The ideal way to buy craft pieces is to meet the makers first. Cockpit Arts’ Open Studios’ arts trails, held across the UK, are great for watching new artisans in action.
Cockpit Yard, Northington Street, London WC1 (cockpitarts.com)
Based in Notting Hill in a space that has recently been revamped by John Pardey Architects, Flow Gallery offers a beautifully curated selection of applied arts. It exhibits the work of more than 100 designer makers whose disciplines span ceramics, glass, paper, wood, textiles, metal and jewellery.
1–5 Needham Road, London W11 (flowgallery.co.uk)
This gallery represents ceramicists such as Pippin Drysdale and Halima Cassell.
19 Grove Park Terrace, London W4 (joannabird.com)
The Cold Press Gallery
This venue in Holt, Norfolk looks after a host of international artists, whose work is often shown in group exhibitions: go for prints, ceramics, vessels and exquisite etchings.
18–20 Albert Street, Holt NR25 (thecoldpress.com)
The New Craftsmen
One of the best craft spaces around, this space in Mayfair (pictured) sells beautifully made pieces that include ceramics by Billy Lloyd, furniture by Gareth Neal and glass by Michael Ruh. The owners are very good at encouraging unexpected collaborations, so you never know what you might find.
34 North Row, London W1 (thenewcraftsmen.com)
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