30th ∙ November ∙ 2012
2013 is going to be an exciting year!
Apart from my ongoing freelance design work and illustrations, I’m involved in a few exciting projects from launching a product to mentoring.
The Living Furniture Project founded by Alastair Sloan is an important one for 2013 and I’m so excited to be involved!
The Living Furniture Project based in London and undertaking an amazing challenge! Taking unwanted furniture and renovate it in a unique style and employing homeless people to create these piece.
There is a large number of homeless people on the streets and most are found in these difficult situations for reasons you wouldn’t even think of. But The Living Furniture project is about giving people a chance and getting their lives back on track, having focus and doing something rewarding. For the first set of furniture The Living Furniture Project is partnering up with Rupert Blanchard, an experienced furniture maker who will be curator for this first collection!
All the furniture will then be exhibited and available to purchase! The profit will then go on to help create the next set of furniture and help continue to fund The Living Furniture project to help homeless people get back on track.
As a volunteer mentor I will be working closely with the first apprentices, guiding, teaching them valuable workshop skills and helping them create the first collection together as a team.
For me this is going to be one of the most emotional projects I have been involved in, but I am super excited, ready to get started and hope to continue the future of change with this amazing and challenging project.
But we now need your help!
With 64 days remaining, we need your support to help fund The Living Furniture Project. The goal is to raise £3000
your donations will help fund for the launched collection, workshop, tool, materials, but most importantly help pay our apprentices £8.55 per hour, receive an employer reference, classroom and on-the-job training.
So lets makes a change for 2013 click here to help fund The Living Furniture Project and for more information.
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