Improving Birmingham’s Creative Sector

From the Birmingham Eastside blog:

Sara PreislerBirmingham 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.

Pamela Pinski

Digbeth and Proud

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