There are hundreds of talented creatives at London Met and we love giving them real world opportunities. We offered them the chance to take part in London Met’s Christmas Market on Sunday 4 December, and get face to face with customers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
We were inundated with applications this year, so students were invited to pitch with their wide range of products and we selected 20. The selected students receive training in selling and pricing and how to best display products on their stall from our Creative Enterprise Manager Emma, who has been supporting them also to promote what they do.
We are very excited to see our students launched their products on 4 December as they will be offering a wide range of products, from handmade jewellery to photography prints and even personalised stationary.
So if you are looking for some unique gifts this Christmas, come along to the Sunday Upmarket at the Old Truman Brewery, 4 December 10am-5pm and see what the students have on offer.
Meet some of the students taking part and get a taster of their work…
Alexia Bavage – Penny P Guin
Alexia is currently studying at The Cass and will be selling her handmade jewellery, created using resin.
Fatema Al-Matin – Boutique Al Matin
Fatema currently studies at London Met’s School of Social Sciences and Humanities and will be selling her colourful jewellery at the market.
Sonny Barthley
Sonny takes amazing photographs, taking inspiration from the world around him. Sonny will be selling a range of prints of his work at the market.
Isabela Kuchta – Zig Zag
Isabela has designed a Christmas themed range of black and white illustrated prints for the market.
Anastasia Stan – M&A
Anastasia will be selling her wonderful ceramic objects and jewellery made from clay. She currently studies at The Cass and looks forward to showing off her work.
Ella & Clare
Clare and Ella make jewellery using found objects and wood off cuts. They have a minimal aesthetic and aim for their jewellery to comfortable and able to be worn everyday.
Katarina Jakcsiova – Teal and Dot
Katrina will be selling her beautifully packaged mix-media home-made prints, made from using acrylic texture printing, lino print and spray paint.
William Annan-Kobby – Origin & Tribe
William will be selling products from his Ethical Fashion apparel brand Origin & Tribe. His work includes items in Headwear, Footwear, Bags, T-Shirts, Hoodies, Blazers, Jumpers and Accessories; mostly produced from trusted and quality producers in Ghana.
Naama Haneman – Mikanmor
Naama is one of three partners of a brand MIKANMOR, a bold and intuitive leather goods brand. Its unique style is originated in African and tribal inspirations, and its main source of innovation lies within the designer’s diverted artistic background. Fashion design, craftsmanship, textile design and industrial design all work together in creating one distinguished visual language. Three months ago she moved to London to study MA by project in The Cass.