PARTICIPATORY SPORT FOR CRAFT ARTISTS
Specifications- Arch Case
Bridle leather- Cherry Red, Lining- cream suede
Bespoke brass channel frame 10x4x1mm Two brass locks with flap over straps. Two interior drawers
Maximum Height 350mm…
The London Design Festival 2013 came to an end on Sunday 22nd September. This a small selection of what I saw running between shows and attending my own. I was hugely impressed by this striking installation made for…Continue
Endless Stair, a striking sculpture composed of 15 Escher-like interlocking staircases made from American tulipwood cross-laminated timber, is the Landmark Project for London Design Festival 2013. Hosted by Tate Modern.…Continue
Added by Vicky Saragouda on September 20, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments
Linda Florence produces bespoke hand printed wallpaper and installation artwork for public, commercial and domestic interiors. Florence’s printing techniques incorporate a mixture of traditional and new technologies.
Clients include the…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on September 15, 2013 at 9:39am — No Comments
Where's the line between craft, art and design? Glenn Adamson, head of research at London's Victoria and Albert Museum says, at heart, craft is about "showing your commitment to an idea."…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on May 21, 2013 at 9:09am — No Comments
"Tippoo's Tiger" was made for Tipu Sultan, ruler of Mysore in South India (1782-1799). The almost life-size wooden semi-automaton consists of a tiger mauling a prostrate figure in European clothes. An organ is concealed inside the tiger's body, and when a handle at the side is…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on February 6, 2013 at 10:00am — No Comments
Experiment 11, 2011
Soda-lime glass, ceramic tissue, blown in a v shape mould…Continue
Added by Brigitte Martin on January 21, 2013 at 2:12pm — No Comments
This was the final city to be visited for this stage of the You Are (the) Here project. Although I had been to London on two previous occasions, I reasoned that a significant enough period of time had elapsed for me to be able to see the city afresh. However, there was still a familiarity due to similarities of language and culture that rendered much of London less remarkable than the previous three cities by comparison. This is not to say that I did not…Continue
Added by Ana M. Lopez on November 29, 2012 at 1:14pm — No Comments
Over the last few years there has been a significant revival of interest in enamel with a number of contemporary jewellers developing new ways of working with enamel that enable them to create exciting and innovative work.
This exhibition showcases the work of thirty jewellers of international standing who,…
Added by Liana Pattihis on October 13, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments
I recently came across an interesting group of three East London based makers who form root 5, a cooperative whose intention it is to "bring together the innovative, the playful and the maverick; multi-faceted body-orientated projects located outside the mainstream." Goal of the group is to organize pop-up galleries that "support work by artists and designers that have the body and adornment (though not necessarily the adorned body) as a concern and focus."
Added by Brigitte Martin on September 29, 2011 at 1:00pm — No Comments
As if featuring contemporary jewelry artists wasn't enough, Moss's founder Murray is spicing up the Victoria and Albert Museum in London with 3-D printed designs that cheekily reinterpret some of the museums most famous objects.
British jewelry designer…