Made to stage ten-day residency

Furniture retailer Made is hosting a ten-day pop-up showcasing the latest interior trends and including a creative hub, a cafe and a series of interactive workshops.

Made: immersive furniture residency
Made: immersive furniture residency

Opening on 25 November at The Truman Brewery and running until the 4 December, the Made Presents residency will highlight trends including soft seventies velvets, new Nordic neutrals and industrial metallics and aims to be a space where design lovers can cosy up and embrace Hygge, discover and be inspired.

Those attending can also come and work from the ‘Made to Succeed’ hub which provides an inviting environment to be productive and creative. The ‘Made to Taste’ café will serve coffee and cake in the day and cocktails in the evening and will be run by Ital Spirits and their award-winning bartenders from Oriole bar, the Artesian and Bar Termini.

Fans of the brand can also earn more from the its furniture designers, with a panel discussion on the Hygge trend on the 30 November. Head of design, Ruth Wassermann will be joined by a host of designers including Steuart Padwick and Ptolemy Mann. 

A variety of other sessions will also be available, packaged under '‘Made to Experience’, ‘Made to be Heard’, ‘Made to Taste’ and ‘Made to Succeed’ and include calligraphy masterclasses, the art of wrapping, an introduction to life drawing and an origami masterclass. Edible Cinema will also be hosting a Christmas class showcasing taste and smell. Brands including Illy and Cocoa Runners will also be running sessions. 

Annabel Kilner, head of commercial at Made.com said: "Made Presents is an exciting new brand play for us and offers an opportunity for interior lovers to immerse themselves in the world of design this winter. We want to offer the antithesis to Black Friday – a sanctuary where people can come and relax away from all the retail chaos. We have hand selected inspiring lifestyle partners to help us put on some superb masterclasses in the run up to Christmas, that we can’t wait to get involved with."

Ikea celebrated the joys of storage with an immersive exhibition held earlier this year

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