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Bigger. Better. Online

We’re evolving and expanding our annual Christmas Market by taking it online! We’ll be hosting an amazing university wide collective of designer-makers and Christmassy products by linking individual online stores to our very own luxury digital department store/boutique shopping emporium… Basically the Selfridges of London Met!

 

Important dates

8 NOV – Register interest
12 NOV – Set up and Sell online workshop
15 NOV – Application deadline
17 NOV – Informal interviews
30 NOV – Christmas Market opens!

Register your interest

Calling All Designer-Makers!

Want to develop an online store, promote your handmade Christmas gifts and products, acquire exciting new skills, and make some extra cash this December? Of course you do!

Every year we give London Met’s talented designer-makers and craftspeople the opportunity to become real world market traders for the day… This year however we’ll be selling online, trading for weeks (not just one day!), inside and warm! We can’t wait to see what products you will be crafting this year!

What we’ll cover

Set up your store

With so many options to choose from, we’ll give you our tried and tested rundown of the best platforms to set up you store on

How to sell online

We’ll show you how to target customers and drive traffic to your new store through your network, and by creating social media and blog content

Presentation

With customers unable to physically touch your products before they make a purchase, it’s important to present them as professionally as possible

Pricing

There more to setting a price than simply slapping a number behind a currency symbol… We’ll dive into costing which factors in your time

What Other Students Say

“I really enjoyed talking to people about design and especially what they think about my products! It’s great experience and I’d definitely do it again! Thank you!”

Konstantsa, Furniture Designer

“I gained invaluable feedback on test products which has given me the confidence to go ahead with a number of new designs”

Daniela Donohue, Tin Can Alley Vintage Clothing

“It was great to run the small business and make something as a collective that generally worked, and to see how the public reacted to it”

Sophie Mishiku, Muovi Jewellery

“It was really good to see that people actually wanted to spend their hard earn cashed on products I had spent time thinking and making”

Jake Vickers, Furniture Maker

“…the experience was a real confidence builder when it comes to showing the public what I design…”

Mercedes Palmer-Higgins, Jewellery Designer

“The feedback we got was amazing and showed that as a studio we’re able to viably produce design within other sectors of the industry…”

Russ Daniels-Lake, Lucky Escape Studios

Register your interest

Interested in taking part in our next Christmas Market?
Simply register your details below and we’ll be in touch when we open for applications.

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Join our Set Up and Sell Online session

Setting up an online store can seem quite daunting – especially if you are not a techy!

By selling online you can instantly widen your customer base and this has been crucial to the success of many businesses. Join us for our Set Up and Sell Online session on here we’ll help you understand the power of e-commerce, get set up and ready to begin trading for the online Christmas Market.

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