Ken still drew listeners far and wide at Bristol’s M Shed and on Zoom as Cleo Witt remembered his remarkable journey in design on October 13th in her talk Falling in Love with […]
Ken Stradling and the Bristol Guild
Lecture in person at M Shed and online
13 October 2022, 19:30—21:00
Ken Stradling MBE was the Bristol Guild, an absolute treasure house of design and craft which he created single-handedly in Park Street […]
The Trustees of the Ken Stradling Collection announced with sadness that Ken Stradling’s long and remarkable life came to a close on 31 July.
Ken was awarded an MBE for services to design in Bristol in […]
Marketing Design and Craft in Post-War Britain
On Saturday 5 March, speakers from Newcastle, Brighton, Farnham and Cambridge came to Arnolfini on Saturday to celebrate Ken Stradling’s extraordinary talent in his 100th year and the […]
Saturday 26 June – Saturday 25 September 2021
The 1960s were exciting times. The range of goods for the British home interior blossomed, emerging from the restrictions left over from the Second World War and embracing […]
Celebrating Bristol’s long history of making beautiful glass we are shining a spotlight on this exciting world of ‘fire and ice’. The Ken Stradling Collection at 48 Park Row, Bristol are using […]
Glass jewellery maker Julia Donnelly writes about the making of her delightful beads. Lampwork is an ancient skill and a process ideally suited to small workshop practice. Her work is featured in the […]
It appears that Bristol furniture manufacturer Crofton Gane, whose work with Bauhaus designer Marcel Breuer is well known, considered employing leading Bauhaus graduate textile designer Otti Berger to work for him.