Catwalk craft, miniature craftsmanship and the dying craft of black ash rib basketmaking
We marvelled at the craftsmanship in the brilliant BBC adaptation of The Miniaturist. Mulvany and Rogers provided the magic.
Vogue claimed that craft ruled the catwalk in 2017. Who are we to argue.
Ceramist Betty Woodman, the first living female artist to be honoured with a retrospective at the Met Museum in New York, has died aged 87.
The Telegraph looked at some of the rising stars of 2018 and included Woman’s Hour Craft Prize winner Phoebe Cummings.
What was said
“She has really found a material in which she is completely eloquent.” Phillip Hughes on Claire Curneen who will show with Ruthin Craft Centre at Collect 2018
What was made
A black ash rib basket, shown in the beautiful short film My Father’s Tools which captures Stephen Jerome, the last in a long line of basket makers, at work.
What to look forward to
Matthew Warner’s Social Objects, inspired by Josiah Wedgwood, opening at Contemporary Applied Arts tomorrow.
For all you makers – what better New Year’s resolution than to book on to a Crafts Council workshop?