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  • Chiharu Shiota, The Key in the Hand, 2015. PHOTO: SUNHI MANG. INSTALLATION IMAGE © VG BILD-KUNST, BONN, 2017 AND THE ARTIST

Crafts Magazine Issue No. 271

The Mar/Apr 2018 issue of Crafts is out now!

Inside our spring issue, we meet Japanese artist Chiharu Shiota, renowned around the world for her site-specific installations using wool thread, as she prepares to take over the Yorkshire Sculpture Park’s 18th century chapel, and pay a visit to the studio of artist and maker Jochen Holz, whose wobbly lamp-worked creations in glass star on our latest cover.

Artist Matt Smith takes us through his plans to remake the displays of the Fitzwilliam Museum, fashion design, craft collector and founder of the Loewe Craft Prize Jonathan Anderson shares his inspirations, and design futures studio Franklin Till introduce some of the makers transforming our material world.

Plus: Tanya Harrod on the problem of plastic; the generous art of Adejoke Tugbiyele; how Thomas Chippendale became a brand; up and away with hot air balloon makers Cameron Balloons; Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread reviewed.

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