June 2017 Blog Posts (12)

Colonial Williamsburg to outsource operations, announces layoffs

By Steve Roberts, Jr.

Colonial Williamsburg announced Thursday it will outsource management of its commercial operations — including its real estate holdings, 19 retail stores…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 29, 2017 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Call for Conference Presentation Proposals SNAG 2018

The SNAG Conference Program Committee is seeking proposals for speaker presentations at the 2018 Portland, Oregon Conference, MADE: Makers Across Disciplines Engage.

MADE: Makers Across Disciplines Engage focuses on materials, art, design, and interdisciplinary…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 29, 2017 at 10:29am — No Comments

Good Deed Story Project

To reference and paraphrase Ghandi, "CREATE the change you want to see in the world."

I am absolutely tired of the seemingly constant negativity around me. It's mostly bad news everywhere I look these days, but I do think the human race is better…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 27, 2017 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: LOEWE Craft Prize

About the Craft Prize

The LOEWE Craft Prize seeks to acknowledge and support international artisans of any age (over 18) or gender who demonstrate an exceptional ability to create objects of superior aesthetic value. By identifying work that reinterprets existing knowledge to make it relevant today while…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 23, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments

It's Showtime!

School of Jewellery - Graduate Show 2017 - 39 - Simon Colston

It's that time of year again when the jewellery graduates gather up their work from the year and present it to the public. I'll start off with the show-stoppers from Horology.

Our BA Horology…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 19, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments

American Craft Magazine - Ode to the Corner Store: Drew Leshko

By Brigitte Martin, crafthaus Founder & Editor

“Artists were originally drawn to the Fishtown neighborhood because it was cheap to buy and rent houses there. But these days, you just can’t find an affordable place,” says sculptor Drew Leshko, 34. 



Added by Brigitte Martin on June 13, 2017 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Primitivism and Power

Make no mistake, I am furious with the disgusting power-obsessed homunculus who occupies the tenuous and devalued position of "Prime Minister" in the UK after last Thursday's general election.

Theresa May is a puppet of the heaps of billionaire ordure who control the media in this tinpot island and she is also so spectacularly lacking in empathy and so desperate to stay in power - despite a resounding trouncing in the election - that she is prepared to do deals with a group - the…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 11, 2017 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Parallels: Modern Design Mimics Historic Architecture

The above image is taken from a designboom…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 7, 2017 at 8:00am — 2 Comments

Call for Artists: Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize Exhibition

The 2017 Elizabeth R. Raphael Founder’s Prize competition is open to all artists working in found materials. Emerging artists are especially encouraged to apply.

The 2017 application deadline is June 9th, 2017.



Added by Brigitte Martin on June 6, 2017 at 9:25am — No Comments


Graduate Show 2017 Preparations - 2

A short hiatus in posts recently which is not that there's been nothing going on, more that it hasn't been anything major and I've actually been too busy to get time together to write. SO a longer post with a lot of…


Added by The Justified Sinner on June 3, 2017 at 4:30pm — 2 Comments

6 Designers Explain Why Craft Still Matters In A Digital World

SOURCE: Co.Design…


Added by Brigitte Martin on June 3, 2017 at 6:52am — No Comments

Monthly Archives













Latest Activity

Aleksandra Vali posted a status
"2023 Fortezza da Basso, Florence, Italy"
Sep 19, 2023
Aleksandra Vali and Letitia Pintilie are now friends
Sep 19, 2023
Catherine Marche liked Rebecca Skeels's discussion streamlining our pages
Feb 3, 2021
Jonathan Leo Brown posted a status
"An art deco inspired ocean liner container with multiple containers."
Nov 9, 2020


  • Add Videos
  • View All

© 2024   Created by Brigitte Martin.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service