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Contemporary craft Making Things Better

The term “craft” means a skill of a person, who is usually employed in an associated artistic practice (eg. lace-making) or in branches of the decorative arts (eg. 340 more words

Art And Entertainment

Exhibition Review: What is Luxury? at the Victoria and Albert Museum

I’ve been super busy this month and haven’t had the chance to get to any new exhibitions this month, so I’m going to be reviewing one I went to when I saw Savage Beauty. 985 more words

Museumbloggers

Free P&P + Great Father's Day Gift Ideas - as recommended by my Dad!

People often ask where I get my energy from – building a business certainly requires masses of enthusiasm, hard work, support from family and friends and all this, requires energy. 371 more words

Linen

Kintsugi: scars are beautiful too

“Pictures of perfection,” writes Jane Austen in letter to Fanny Knight, “make me sick and wicked.”

Came across this amazing form of fixing broken ceramic; the Japanese ‘golden joinery’ Kintsugi, it’s about fixing what’s broken and in turn making it more beautiful.  115 more words

Art

Craft: Counterpoints in contemporary making

O3 gallery Oxford

Last week I attended the private view of this exhibition in Oxford. A selection of work from 6 artists who all make contemporary art using traditional craft techniques. 212 more words

Textiles

Getting Picked!

Getting picked has always evoked memories of standing on a windy school field, waiting to have your name called out. Yes, that dreadful moment when the teacher chooses two captains to pick their teams for the rounder’s match. 271 more words

Linen

More than 'monking' about

“The monks of the Abbey of St Laurence live a life inspired by the Rule of St Benedict based in a beautiful valley in North Yorkshire”. 278 more words

Art