EastSide Community Co-Design Walk


During the EastSide Arts Festival 2020 local people were invited to attend an event to help design a new walk. Members of the local community were invited to attend, to share time and stories together to plot a new route for a Linen Walk By Design. Journeys in Design and Connswater Greenway hosted the event […]

Talking Shop: A Walk by Design in Edinburgh’s Old Town


Walking out from Dovecot Studios, we trace the development of shopping in the capital from linen halls, luckenbooths and lawnmarkets to draperies, department stores, stopping at contemporary design interventions en route. (September, October, November and January) Our free 90-minute stroll through Edinburgh’s Old Town. Dress for the weather with footwear to tackle Edinburgh’s rambling cobbled […]

Migration & Maritime Cultures | A Walk by Design in Leith


A Linen Sunday Stroll in Leith out from Custom Lane, a Walk by Design exploring the heritage of Linen in Leith. All are welcome including friendly canines! Y/OUR LINEN STORIES 2019 // LEITH: Contemporary design in flax & linen from Scotland and our nearest European linen neighbours, drawing on our rich industrial heritage with a […]

Linen and the Lang Toun | A Walk by Design in Kirkcaldy


Working with the local community in Kirkcaldy, Journeys in Design devised and held a walk around the town focusing on key Design features and local Linen Heritage. Kirkcaldy is known as the ‘Lang Toun’ as its High Street was considered the longest in Scotland, on the rise up from the sea, hugging the meandering Fife […]