A tower of ceramics shops, Aboriginal football players and Ikea's Billy bookcase
We’ve picked out some of our craft highlights from London Design Festival 2015 which starts soon. Get your comfy shoes on. And pack an umbrella. And maybe a flask.
Barnaby Barford’s Tower of Babel comprising 3,000 ceramic shops was unveiled at the V&A. We’ve bought four pieces for our Collection – picking shops from areas undergoing change with a strong link to craft and making including a haberdahser’s and a Vyner Street gallery in east London
Edinburgh and Glasgow are currently celebrating metalwork with Silver September
What was said
“The Ikea Billy bookcase is relevant to how we live now. A hand-made pot? I’m not so sure” James Rigler talks to Crafts magazine about his Lyonesse show at Marsden Woo.
What was made
What to look forward to
The Relationships of Luxury conference on the 18th September brings together makers, designers, manufacturers, retailers, curators and academics. We’ll be there so come join!
Please can Central Saint Martins guarantee that Antonio Banderas will be on the next short course we book on to?