Refugee craft, bespoke denim and the craftsmanship of Daniel Day-Lewis
Glass artist Jochen Holz was awarded a special Arts Foundation 25th anniversary award. See his work at Collect 2018.
The New York Times visited Takayuki Echigoya who makes bespoke jeans using antique Singer sewing machines including one previously owned by Levi Strauss.
Displaced craftspeople from 11 nations across the world are presenting their products at Ambiente fair in Frankfurt which opened today.
We filmed Collect Open maker Katrin Spranger talking about her Aquatopia collection - inspired by science fiction and imagining a future where water is more scarce.
What was made
Lamps made by Alvaro Catalán de Ocón’s PET Lamp Project which transforms plastic waste into unique and functional works with communities around the globe.
What was said
“Being in a workshop is like food and drink to me, I love that sense of creation.” Daniel Day-Lewis on his furniture making days as his new film Phantom Thread hits screens.
What to look forward to
A family workshop, inspired by our A Curious Turn exhibition, to make simple moving sculptures with a Valentine's theme at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery. Love it.