Ruth has been designing and making playful, sculptural jewellery since 2015. Mainly working in a variety of metals including silver, gold and titanium, she creates contemporary pieces that are both inspired by the subtle details within fabrics as well as the structural forms within textile machinery.
As well as creating these sculptural pieces, Ruth produces a range of wearable, precious metal jewellery influenced by other design products such as kitchen and homeware. These designs are simple yet unique, modern and bold.www.ruthleslie.co.uk
Roisin Connolly is a one woman jewellery creator, designing her collections with the slow fashion movement in mind. Producing all her pieces by hand in small batches, from in her design studio in Leith, Edinburgh, Roisin strives to create timeless jewellery that can be worn for years to come. Roisin Connolly Jewellery is stocked throughout the UK and sold internationally online.roisinconnolly.com
Kinnaird Jewellery finds its inspiration within the idiosyncrasies of traditional cultural practices.
From the traditional textile patterns witnessed in Peru, to the jewellery and tribal tattooing of the Berber people in Morocco,
Utilising the recurring theme of symmetry, geometry and linear pattern found within these practices, founder, Carolyn, creates jewellery which is uniquely bold, yet simplistic in its form.www.kinnairdjewellery.com
ZAC and ZAC are architectural and interior photographers based in Edinburgh and London. Established as a partnership and comprised of two cousins, ZAC and ZAC combine their strengths and passion for photography and the built environment to create striking and refined imagery.www.zacandzac.co.uk
Glass artist Juli’s work is influenced by her background in graphic design and mixed media. She creates playful compositions by repurposing found objects and transforming them into precious artefacts that tell a story.www.julibd.com
Voluntary Arts works to promote and increase active participation in creative cultural activities across the UK and Republic of Ireland.
The team work to celebrate, encourage and champion people expressing themselves creatively in their everyday lives and practising their creativity socially, with other people.www.voluntaryarts.org
Laura Meek is a fashion and portrait photographer based in Edinburgh, with a mission of producing work that pursues the delight in beauty and quiet reverence amidst the moving world. With a passion for film photography and unscripted journeys, the comeliness, mystery and romance within life and nature inspire visual excellence. Working worldwide with multi-disciplinary expertise, ranging extensively across the areas of lifestyle, editorial, commercial and fine art content.www.laurameek.com
Mark Boiling is a photographer and guest curator with Canister Camera Club: a loose network and growing creative community that's currently collaborating on documentary projects, fashion shoots, product photography, zines, exhibitions and workshops. Canister is open to all. Beginners and those new to film photography are especially welcome to join us at our events.canistercameraclub.com
STUDIO NIRO works with clients to develop architectural, interior, exhibition and graphic design projects with a concentration on material, form and detail to make spaces and objects which sit appropriately within their physical and cultural context. The ethos of the practice is driven by an ambition to make beautiful spatial, visual and tactile contributions to the everyday lives of our clients.www.studioniro.com
Meraki Concept Studio are a design and communications agency who support small business owners in defining their venture. They will streamline your visual aesthetic and authentically communicate your brand story
The team use their broad expertise to intuitively pinpoint the most authentic and relevant ways to tell your story. Everything they do is executed with the highest attention to detail and an unrivalled level of care, which evidences their commitment to their craft.www.merakiconceptstudio.com
Jamie is an executive producer, director and writer with a reputation for innovative filmmaking and multi-platform production. His projects have won numerous accolades, including BAFTA and RTS awards.www.jamielochhead.com
Windfall Films has earned an international reputation as a producer of innovative, award-winning television.
Windfall Films have applied their distinctive style and meticulous standards to a range of genres, including science, social, and history documentaries, factually- based dramas and original format shows.www.windfallfilms.com
Stuart is a Lead 3D Artist with 13 years of experience across all areas of 3D asset production for video games and TV commercials; most recently at Natural Motion LTD as a Lead Artist on a number of high-end mobile titles, particularly as Technical Art Director at ACTUAL Games.
Specialising in 3D Art Pipeline development and management, Stuart has a keen interest in Zbrush, Substance Painter/ Designer, Maya, Unity and the creation of of 3D Characters and Creatures.
Nomad Exhibitions specialises in the design, production and management of engaging and experiential temporary, touring and permanent interpretive exhibitions for museums and cultural venues worldwide.www.nomadexhibitions.com
GRAS is a Scottish design studio, formed in 2006 as part of the established conservation practice Groves-Raines Architects Ltd.
GRAS were the brains behind Custom Lane.www.grastudio.co
Kestin Hare is a Scottish menswear brand produced by designers who gets what works and are inspired by what men want for everyday life.
They have two stores - one in Shoreditch, London and the Cruiser Store here in Leith, the creative heart of Edinburgh. Head office and the design studio are also based here at Custom Lane, attached to the rear of the Cruiser Store.kestinhare.com
With materiality, craftsmanship and sustainability as goals, Andreu Carulla creates beautiful, lively objects with timeless appeal. Following his childhood dream of becoming an inventor, Catalan-born Andreu Carulla founded his eponymous product design studio in 2006, becoming one of the most versitle design firms working in Spain today. Constant exploration of materials, old-school techniques and contemporary processes hallmarks the studio’s projects, of which include furniture, tableware, lighting, fashion, interiors and more.
Based at Custom Lane, the UK office of the studio is run by Adam Johnston.www.andreucarulla.com
ACID is an international future-facing consultancy focused on industrial design, product development and UI/UX. Through design founded in research and development, ACID aides the advancement of a wide range of industries: from tech, transportation and medical, to wearables, urbanism and food.
Sister studio to Andreu Carulla, ACID conceives products for their mass production.www.acid-studio.com
Alyn is a journalist, editor and copywriter working for some of the world's largest publications and brands. He tells compelling stories about people, products and places, using his creative background to focus on the great ideas defining our age.www.alyngriffiths.com
Copy and brand strategy that's a little left of centre. Finessing 26 letters of the alphabet into words that make you say “…damn.”
There are a thousand copywriters out there who can write nice things.
Crisp Copy don’t write nice things. Well, sometimes they do. But their toast and jam is writing the kinds of words that do things a little differently. [Something] here. [Extra] there. Add Oxford commas where necessary.www.crispcopy.co