Improving Birmingham’s Creative Sector
Birmingham has always had a name for its traditional craft of jewellery making in the Jewellery Quarter. But one local designer isn’t making a name for herself in the renowned Jewellery Quarter, instead she is based at The Custard Factory in Digbeth.
Sara Preisler has just been selected to design a capsule collection at the V&A to go alongside their exhibition on India. She has previously been contracted by the RSC, Birmingham Royal Ballet and the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.
But how easy is for a designer in Birmingham to establish a career? Click on the picture to listen to an interview with Sara and hear what she think needs to be done to improve creative industries within the city.