Interdisciplinary. Community. Advocacy. Humor.
"Today, designers are playing with food in growing numbers. Equipped with new technologies, motivated to solve problems of scarcity, obesity and waste, and encouraged by rocketing culinary enthusiasms, they are recalibrating our ideas of taste while preparing science-fiction scenarios for our kitchens."-MATTERS OF TASTE, Julie Lasky, The New York Times
Photo: Mansour Ourasanah, who was raised in Togo, designed a breeding device for…Continue
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The post "I love your work and want to make one for myself" is raising a lot of discussion and tons of comments. For this reason, I am…
We are the third generation of filigree jewelers and the quality of our collections is borne out by over eighty years of experience in the fully handcrafted manufacture of…Continue
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A sequence of light, sound and movement on show at Barbican. This exhibition is on till June 2014.…Continue
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Harriete Estel Berman & Betty Talbott spoke about the "grassroots" collection on Jay Whaley Metalsmith Bench Talk.
Betty Talbott is the Director of the …Continue
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“Hungry man, reach for the book: it is a weapon.” ~ Bertolt Brecht…Continue
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I'm writing to share the story of Helene Lumia
I met Helene during a summer session at Penland in the summer of 2012. She was one of my three roommates and on a full scholarship to study glass with Beth Lipman and Leo Tecosky. A fun and bubbly girl, she made me…Continue
Heal's Modern Craft Market is an in-store exhibition that highlights the hand-crafted qualities and carefully applied processes that go into the work of the UK's best contemporary craft makers.…Continue
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What a crazy ten days! The highlight of which was definitely a long weekend in Rome, a city I have not visited since I was in school, aged 15. I went to Rome for the weekend to see the impressive exhibition "Il Tesoro Di Napoli", a collection of objects from the Museum of San Gennaro in Naples…Continue
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The copycat problem has become a chronic issue in the crafts community.
The thieves are every where, yet we whisper about the problems embarrassed or afraid of the negative publicity.
It is time WE RAISED OUR VOICES IN A CHORUS of awareness about the copycat thieves.
To this end I wrote a post on the American Craft Council blog titled:…