The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts

In case you weren’t already aware, Keith will be returning to our TVs this Friday on a new show focusing on the arts and crafts movement and the ideas of visionaries, William Morris, John Ruskin and Gertrude Jekyll. To give you an insight into the show, we’ve made a blog post that introduces you to the brilliant presenting team for The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts.

Anita Rani

You may have seen RTS Award winning presenter, Anita Rani as the presenter of BBC One’s Countryfile or perhaps on the One Show where she is a regular part of the presenting team.  She also has her own podcast, Its Anita Rani, where she interviews different and inspiring people. But now she is co-hosting an all new BBC 2 show focusing on the arts and crafts movement and the philosophy’s of artists like William Morris. When talking about the upcoming show she said “I’m looking forward to seeing the things they (the crafters) are able to create in just a week.”

Patch Rogers

Patch has been involved with the arts and crafts movement for over 25 years. He is the owner of Patch Rogers Design, which is a design company that focus on embracing great design eras from Gothic Revival, to Aesthetic Movement all the way to Modernism and the Present Day. He is an expert in the industry and is a great addition to the presenting team of BBC 2’s new show The Victorian House of Arts and Crafts.

Keith Brymer Jones

And Finally it’s our very own master potter. Creator of Keith Brymer Jones Word Range ceramics and head of design at MAKE International. His designs feature a simple look on porcelain kitchenware and other household items   He is a passionate artist as seen on TV when he previously appeared as a judge on The Great Pottery Throw Down.  This very popular show brought 10 home potters together to compete in the challenge to become top potter.

Keith Brymer Jones collaborations with other designers