Make. Learn. Sell.

Makers Market Online.

Want to discover our 2023 collective of talented London Met designers and makers? Visit the Makers Market online shop – which is now open!

Find a great selection of products including handcrafted jewellery, artwork, prints, herbal skincare products and more.

Visit the online Makers Market Shop

Where to find Makers Market.

Makers Market happens in-person and online.

We give London Met’s talented designer-makers the opportunity to sell on campus, at one of East London’s busiest markets, or have their design products featured online through an online store.

Want to visit Makers Market and support London Met’s creative students and graduates this year – find out when and where they’ll be below.

30 November – The Makers Market online shop opens

3 December – Makers Market at UpMarket, Brick Lane

5 December – Makers Market at The Rocket, Holloway Road Campus

Calling all makers.

Want to learn how to sell and promote your design products and handmade gifts, acquire exciting new skills, and make some extra cash? Of course you do!

Through our Makers Markets, we give London Met’s talented designer-makers and craftspeople the opportunity to become real world market traders and online sellers.

Showcase your creativity.

Whether you’re a graphic, fashion or jewellery design student with an exciting new product, or an aviation management graduate with a hobby for handmade greeting cards…

We welcome and encourage students and recent graduates from all areas across the university to take part in Maker Market.

register interest

Learn how to.

Set up your store/stall

We’ll give you a tour of the best online platforms to sell from plus an overview of what makes a homely in-person market stall

How to sell effectively

Learn how to target customers and drive visitors to your store or stall through networking and social media

Presenting your wares for sale

Through professional pictures or a well designed stall, discover how to present your products and get them ready for sale

Pricing your products

Dive into pricing that factors in your time. As setting your prices is not simply putting a number next to a currency symbol

What can I sell?

For Makers Market we’re looking for students and recent graduates with design products and handmade gifts.

This could be a range of homeware products, unique artwork and prints, handcrafted jewellery pieces, bespoke ceramics, textile and soft furnishing items, or artisanal beauty products.

Check out some of the previously sold items from talented London Met students and graduates below.

Important dates for 2023.

To make sure our sellers are well prepared for selling in-person or online with Makers Market, we’ll be hosting a series of information session to give you all the support and guidance you’ll need.

18 September – Applications open!

25 October – Application deadline

8 November – Virtual training session for online sellers

15 November – In-person training for all market sellers

22 November – Virtual session for in-person sellers

Previous sellers told us.

“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 interest

Applications are now closed for our 2023 Makers Market cohort.

Interested in joining our next Makers Market programme? Register your interest by filling out the form below.