We are happy to announce another amazing guest curator with you, welcome Zoe Pearson who is UK Marketing Manager for Pinterest. Zoe will be choosing the trader line up for our Brixton (3rd & 4th December) and Peckham (10th & 11th December) market dates, which you can apply for here until 7th September.
Here is a bit more about Zoe, as she shares an insight into her background and passions with us...
When I was little, I used to visit local markets with my grandparents. Clutching my pocket money, I'd shyly ask stall owners about the bric and brac they were selling, weighing up what was the best thing to part with my 'hard earned' pennies for. It was a thrill – meeting the sellers, hearing their stories, buying something a little more special. And I'm still passionate about that today – seeking out handmade and local design at every opportunity I can. There's just something wonderful about knowing the story of who made an item and why they made it.
By night/weekend, I dabble in a little making myself – upholstering chairs, printing fabrics, even one time making a rug. But by day, I work for Pinterest as the UK Marketing Manager – which only fuels my love of discovering amazing, creative people and their ideas. Prior to joining Pinterest, I worked for Google and before then I was an award-winning advertising copywriter. Hailing from Perth in Scotland, I've lived in London for over three years and lived in Glasgow, Copenhagen, LA and Edinburgh inbetween. Even after 3 years, I’m still a total London geek and obsessed with seeking out the weird and wonderful in this city.
I'm super excited to be curating for the Crafty Fox Market – though I suspect it's going to give me a wish list a mile long for Christmas!