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HELEN YARDLEY
Known for her bold, colourful designs, Helen Yardley has been producing rugs for more than 30 years. She describes the inspiration behind her striking work, the tufting gun that shoots yarn and her plans for Clerkenwell Design Week.

 

This spring, Profile Books celebrates two decades in business. It was born in Clerkenwell and is a pure indie publishing success story. Here, we highlight its 20 claims to fame.

 

After years of dedication, local author Laura Powell has just seen her first book published. She describes how Clerkenwell was key to its creation.