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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 19, 2017 at 3:55am — 2 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…

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

Call for Traffic Box Project: Odessa Council for the Arts & Humanities

Call for Traffic Box Project

Odessa Council for the Arts & Humanities



Deadline: 01/02/17



Call Summary

The Odessa Council for the Arts…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on December 8, 2016 at 8:52am — No Comments

Call for Artists: Ceramic Innovations

Ceramic Innovations

April 1, 2017 – April 29, 2017

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 14, 2016 at 12:24pm — No Comments

Make:Shift - innovation conference exploring the importance of craft and innovation to the future of making

Make:Shift

10-11 November 2016 at the Museum of Science and Industry, Manchester

The Make:Shift 2016 programme is now available to download here. Doors open at 11:00 am on Thursday 10th…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on November 1, 2016 at 10:00am — No Comments

Recycling center fosters inspiration from the stuff people leave behind

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 18, 2016 at 11:00am — No Comments

New Piece: Viennese Wastewater Cover Broach

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 23, 2016 at 4:30pm — No Comments

British Silversmith Stephen Einhorn designs "Lord of Time" Neckpiece

This detailed bespoke neckpiece was designed and made for the Disney's film Alice Through the Looking Glass.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 20, 2016 at 7:16pm — No Comments

New ACC Conference "Present Tense" - The Current State of Craft, October 13 - 15 in Omaha, Nebraska

October 13 - 15 in Omaha, Nebraska

ACC’s 2016 national conference will draw together an essential group for a conversation about the current state of craft. The aim is to challenge, inspire, and educate existing members of the craft and design community and engage new audiences through open…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on June 14, 2016 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Versailles Gate Ring

All the luxury and impracticality of the Ancien Regime, at your fingertips!

4.75 x 5 x 1.5"

Sterling silver with 22K gold overlay

Thanks to apprentices Kirsten Kulland, Anna Aparicio and Tammy Nguyen who all helped make it…

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Added by Ana M. Lopez on June 3, 2016 at 4:19pm — No Comments

Not for the Faint of Heart - Ceramic Funeral Urns from Mexico

If going out in style is your thing, you may want to consider a new ceramic urn from Mexico-based designers Tony Moxham and Maurcio Paniagua to do the job with…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on March 8, 2016 at 8:30am — 6 Comments

How to Use Graphic Design to Sell Things, Explain Things, Make Things Look Better, Make People Laugh, Make People Cry, and (Every Once in a While) Change the World

The first monograph, design manual, and manifesto by Michael Bierut, one of the world’s most renowned graphic designers—a career retrospective that showcases more than thirty-five of his most noteworthy projects for clients as the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on October 23, 2015 at 11:59am — No Comments

Call for Artists: UNDER FIRE: a Virtual Gallery of International Enamel Artists

Enamel Guild North East presents

UNDER FIRE: a Virtual Gallery of International Enamel Artists



Deadline: Oct 9, 2015



In keeping with its mission to promote the art of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on September 1, 2015 at 3:14pm — No Comments

The unexpected beauty of manhole covers around the world

Kurashiki City, JapanA colourful fire hydrant cover.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 7, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Ferguson's Radical Knitters

The Yarn Mission formed in 2014 in response to the violence and police brutality in Ferguson Photograph: The Guardian

Interesting to read about this group in a British newspaper. Where's the US coverage? - BMartin,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 7, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

Our Kickstarter Campaign - We can't do it without your help!

The JUNK: rubbish to gold Kickstarter Campaign runs until the 17th July. And we really need your…

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Added by Jivan Astfalck on June 22, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments

JUNK: rubbish to gold, a new participatory installation, performance and exhibition at the School of Jewellery.

Performance: 9th-13th November (to be live-streamed)

Exhibition:…

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Added by Jivan Astfalck on June 20, 2015 at 5:52am — No Comments

Alibaba and The Forty Thieves - Are You One?

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:…



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Added by Harriete E Berman on February 1, 2014 at 1:00pm — 7 Comments

A Discussion about "The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet with Jay Whaley on Blog Talk Radioith J

The lecture "The GOOD, The BAD, and The UGLY in the AGE of the Internet" continues to create dialog and discussion on the Internet. Recently Jay Whaley, and I discussed the issues and four recommendations in a lively conversation on …

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Added by Harriete E Berman on September 11, 2013 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Behind the Brooch: A closer look at backs, catches and pin stems (Book)

I started a wonderful project last year about collecting images of brooches from the side we rarely see, the back side. It was such a wonderful experience to see how different artists approached the back look and mechanism of their brooches.

I started looking around for more pictures, and although it was not an easy task I managed to create a wonderful board on Pinterest named, of course, …

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Added by Lorena Angulo on June 13, 2013 at 8:56pm — 2 Comments

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 Ian, the stable's farrier is a shy guy, but I got him to kick on his portable forge for y'all and allow us a quick peek inside his trailer. He said it's a mess inside and he's sorry about that. Lol! Like we don't know what metal working looks…See More
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