Sunday, 26 February 2012
Monday, 20 February 2012
Sunday, 19 February 2012
A (rather clothing centric) round up of recent stories of note:
Oliver Spencer and GF Smith (OEN) - video above
At the Corgi knitwear factory, Wales (Permanent Style)
British manufacturing under the spotlight at London Fashion Week (Make it British)
Thursday, 16 February 2012
'I love fakes for they make us think about what it is we see in the authentic. About how much of our awe in front of a great historical artefact is in its inherent beauty and how much is to do with its auspicious provenance.'
The Tomb of the Unknown Craftsman runs until the 26th February 2012. (Note that tickets are now near impossible to come by, but don't let that stop you trying - it is as good as the reviews say.)
Tuesday, 14 February 2012
Sunday, 12 February 2012
Saturday, 11 February 2012
"The communication is a really important part of it, the object doesn't always speak for itself... Although I try to make it as visible as possible; the process used to get to the end result is understandable just by looking at the object... But when you support the physical object with a documentary of how it was made, immediately people can engage with it on a deeper level... understanding how the raw material was transformed in to a functional object."