IKEA making, Gormley's clay and creative arts fading from schools
The 30 finalists for the second LOEWE Craft Prize were announced – they were whittled down from 1,900 submissions from 75 countries.
Creative arts subjects are being cut back in many secondary schools in England according to a BBC survey.
Anthony Gormley has co-created a new dance piece which will feature three tonnes of clay on the stage at Sadler’s Wells.
How makers are exporting, diversity in craft and changing their business models of museums – all in our January Policy Brief.
What was made
Mulberry handbags. In the UK. For now – as they grapple with higher leather import costs since Brexit.
What was said
"Just when you think it’s going well you realise the loom has other ideas." Hannah Robson talks to Crafts magazine.
What to look forward to
The London School of Mosaics' first ever open day on 7 March. Morning on the tiles anyone?
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