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Julian Love is a commercial photographer based in Dalston, who specialises in people and lifestyle photography. His latest project Handmade-London brings together some of London’s most interesting crafts people and independent makers. Photographed in their studios and workshops, the subjects include James from Kennedy City Bikes (who, along with his girlfriend, Florence from  Petalon Flowers was part of our pop up shop) smokery owner, Ole Hansen of Hansen & Lydersen, Jessica de Lotz of Jessica de Lotz Jewellery and Rob Court of bespoke neon lighting company, Creative Neon.

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Kennedy City Bikes

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Naomi Paul Ltd

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Jessica de Lotz

The personal project, which Love finished shooting in October, has been made into a limited edition letterpress book featuring 14 people from the series, which is designed and illustrated by Helen Mair, with letterpress and hand-stitching by Simon Goode of the London Centre for Book Arts, who also features inside the book.

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  • Monix says:

    I have a deep fascination for artisinal work spaces – something about the tools, light and marriage of creativity and practicality that makes it really special. Will be looking out for this book -thanks for the tip.

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