WHO WE ARE
KIN.DER is a creative cooperative space and is currently home to:
LOCAL is Claire Tymon and Steven Dexter. Together we’ve got almost 40 years’ experience delivering ambitious place-based projects, art commissions and cultural programming all around the world. We’re interested in how places create, nurture and develop their cultures. And are passionate about place-making through people-first, positive interventions in local communities.
RICHARD KNOX / DARK PEAK PRESS.
Richard is an artist, musician and print maker. He founded the independent record label Gizeh Records in 2003 and has made music and toured extensively across Europe since then under many guises, including A-Sun Amissa and Shield Patterns. In 2021 he founded Dark Peak Press, a screen printing and creative studio that ultimately formed the basis of the KIN.DER print studio that Richard now runs alongside Lauren Riley.
slowsecret.com / darkpeakpress.com
LAUREN RILEY DESIGN.
Lauren is a Printmaker and designer, she has a BA in Costume with textiles and has spent time in industry as a garment technologist. After 10 years she returned to academia where she achieved a distinction in Fashion Textile Practices at The University of Huddersfield, where she also found her love of creative research, community engagements and place-making. Lauren designs prints and textiles for the home, inspired by nature and natural environments , exploring design practices such as Biophilic design and colour psychology with the intention of creating positive emotional responses within the home and nurturing an appreciation with nature.