Limited edition fifth anniversary issue offer

Order Issue 17 of Hole & Corner online to receive the limited edition green cover edition, not available at the newsstands. Celebrating five years of elevating craft, rediscovering heritage and traditional skills and promoting innovation and sustainability. The future starts here…

H&C Heroes: Henry David Thoreau

For the first in a new regular series of people who embody the Hole & Corner ethos, we look at the life of the famous essayist, philosopher and naturalist who famously spent two years living alone in the woods at Walden Pond, MA

Book of the Week: Path

A magical short story by author, outdoor swimmer and 'amateur naturalist' Louisa Thomsen Brits connects the ground between Richard Long and Robert Macfarlane… 

How Christina Kim built her cult brand dosa

Motivated by the need to keep traditional skills alive as new generations move on from their parents’ vocations, Christina Kim has built her own business into an internationally-respected brand – all thanks to a special talent: ‘I can see and mimic,’ she says…

The Chair Maker: Lawrence Neal

Master craftsman Lawrence Neal has been handcrafting exquisite ladder back chairs for over half a century. The Chair Maker explores his making process, the historic lineage of ladder back chairs, and the existential threat facing modern craftspeople.

Backyard Bill in Santa Fe

Shopping with soul: six collectors explain why they keep returning to IFAM Santa Fe – and why making a stand against homogenization is so important...  

Blaise Cayol on weaving in international influences

For basket weaver Blaise Cayol, it’s all about building connections – whether they be between the South West of France and New Mexico, or our ancestors and contemporary audiences… and it all comes down to willow. ‘This material changed my life,’ he says…

Commune on the power of collaborating

Collaboration is key for Commune, the LA design brand whose golden rules of creativity put respect for the maker at the pinnacle. ‘A lot of people want something from an artist,’ they say. ‘It’s only successful when both parties are proud of the result…’

Hole & Corner Selects: Naomi Bikis

In the Elements Issue, we spoke to Naomi Bikis about her ceramics, how it is to work with clay and what the concept of elements means to her. Today is the last day you can see her work at the British Craft Pavilion at the Old Truman Brewery...

Hole & Corner Selects: Maria Sigma

As part of the British Craft Pavilion this weekend at the Old Truman Brewery weaver Maria Sigma shows her homeware textiles. In the Elements Issue, she speaks about her zero waste philosophy, her love for wool as a material and how her work connects back to the earth...

Hole & Corner Selects: Joel Parkes

Wood artist Joel Parkes is showing his work at the Old Truman Brewery as part of the British Craft Pavilion this weekend. He talks about his work, wood and how he finds beauty in imperfections in the Elements Issue...

The Insider's Guide to Fife

From a thriving and influential independent music scene to makers' communities and some of the best seafood in the UK – the area surrounding East Neuk has it all…

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