ESTATE OF THE ARTS OPEN STUDIO, BRISTOL
I was visiting a friend in Bristol before she heads off to California to intern for Outerknown and managed to catch the Estate of The Arts Open Studio where my friend Milly runs her own business Ob Wear from. I’d never visited the site before, but had heard wonderful things and knew there was a rich collective of independent makers based there.
It was great to see the space and meet new people who had set up their studios within one unit that has been creatively set up in different areas. Milly is sharing with Pico Goods, an underwear brand run by Phoebe and Isobel who focus on using organic fibres and transparent manufacturing methods - they were felting a large piece of wool as I chatted with Milly which was fun to see!