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Posted by The Justified Sinner on July 25, 2015 at 4:33am 0 Comments

Such a lot going on and I've not posted again for two weeks. SO, since my last post, summer has been an intermittent affair of hot sun and cold rain and the last week or so, the weather has turned decidedly cool. On one of those cool days, I got to catch up with my friend and journalist and sometime Sci-fi/Horror writer, Michael Logan, which was great fun.…


Make art, not...

Posted by Melissa Cameron on July 23, 2015 at 1:59pm 0 Comments

combatpaperRiparian Sheets. 2014. Traditional size of paper created during the prolific period of hand papermaking production in Baghdad many centuries ago. These sheets were made on site at various water sources (OK, AZ, AR, CA) with a recipe of military uniforms, us currency and flags. #ragsmakepaper #combatpaper #handmade #paper #pulp #veteran #usarmy #baghdad #papertrail #portraits #fortsill #lakepowell #usf #lakecatherine #sanfrancisco #california #papermaker #combatpaperproject
Combat Paper. Riparian Sheets. 2014. (Image credit - Drew Cameron)

A couple of things that are in perfect alignment with current area of research have recently just fallen into my lap. They are sensitive and…


This Batman Motel Room is the Batmanniest

Posted by Brigitte Martin on July 21, 2015 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Just came across this image of a Batman-themed motel room and, as always, when I see things like that two thoughts cross my mind immediately. Firstly, which genius put this room together and made it happen, as in: whose wonderful craftsmanship is at work here?…



Posted by Billie M Vigne on July 20, 2015 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

//A pre and post apocalyptic reliquary of Jewellery and objects//
Tues 4th-Sun 9th August,
10-19:00 hrs
Craft Central Showcase gallery
33-35 St John's Square, 
London EC1M…

Crafthaus featured in American Craft Magazine - Aug/Sep 2015 Community Issue

Posted by Brigitte Martin on July 20, 2015 at 3:30pm 9 Comments

Congrats to Crafthaus :) 2 page spread. Page 20/21!

Hope all you members are happy!…


Heating up

Posted by Melissa Cameron on July 19, 2015 at 7:20pm 0 Comments

Image of the work HEAT in stainless steel and vitreous enamel. Photograph by Melissa Cameron. Image of the work-in-progress, HEAT, in stainless steel, titanium and vitreous enamel.

It’s been a hectic couple of weeks in the office and the basement/studio, but I finally snapped some images of this finished neckpiece yesterday evening. I’m going to have another look at the panels that this work comes from later in the week – I need some time away from them before I make any…


Adaptable Sofa - Emanuele Magini

Posted by Brigitte Martin on July 16, 2015 at 8:00am 0 Comments

The Sosia sofa, a free-formable, adaptable piece by Milan-based designer Emanuele…



Posted by SIERAAD ART FAIR on July 16, 2015 at 3:23am 0 Comments

As ‘MAD Exhibitionists’ seven recent graduates Object & Jewellery from the PXL-MAD in Hasselt, Belgium, will present a selection of their master projects during this year’s SIERAAD ART FAIR: Margot Declerck, Senna Fransen, Juan Harnie, Jill Lenaerts, Liesje Merken, Sofie Van Belle, Billie Van Nieuwenhuyzen

‘MAD Exhibitionists’ refers to the way their work will be shown. Isn’t wearing contemporary jewellery comparable to exhibitionism? And isn’t looking closely…


Standing Tall: The Curious History Of Men In Heels

Posted by Brigitte Martin on July 15, 2015 at 8:12am 0 Comments

© Photo: Ron Wood, courtesy of the Bata Shoe Museum (Toronto).

Italian, Ferradini, 1972-1975. Worn by Elton John

"This stage-worn shoe features a heel reaching seven-and-a-half inches in height. In the 1970s, men…


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