The materials and mechanics of Will Cruickshank

A new body of work by Will Cruickshank is currently on show at the Aspex gallery in the harbour of Portsmouth. Comprising of sculptural pieces in a variety of materials as well as woven wall hangings this quiet exhibition, titled Push and Pull, invites the visitors to walk amongst the pieces and contemplate on their tactile surfaces.

The ancient arts of Pedro da Costa Felgueiras

In the very first issue of Hole & Corner, we interviewed Pedro da Costa Felgueiras about his work, which almost resembles that of an alchemist. As he has now donated an object for the Cræftiga collection, sold to raise funds for the talent search, we look back on this very first collaboration and his exquisite techniques...

Cræftiga judges revealed!

We are pleased to announce that the judges for the inaugural Cræftiga award will be: Sarah Myerscough, Sean Sutcliffe and Faye Toogood.

New Designers - the ones to watch from week one

New Designers gathers over 1,500 students and recent graduates in the Business Design Centre in North London for two weeks of fresh design perspectives. As we take a breath in between week one and two, we've gathered some of the names from the first week we will be watching out for...

Seven questions with... artist Rami Dalle

Today is the last day of Beirut Design Week and so we are introducing you to one more Beirut-based artist. Rami Dalle, who often collaborates with retailers in what he calls 'art meets the mass and the consumer', creates symbolic collages in his workshop with the help of local makers...

On Form - please do touch

As the only exhibition in the UK dedicated exclusively to stone as a medium, this year's edition brings together some of the most established artists working with this medium today. We took a tour around the gardens to admire the diversity of forms, concepts and the tactile nature of On Form...

Seven questions with... Sayar&Garibeh studio

Second in our series of Beirut-based creatives over Beirut Design Week are Stephanie Sayar and Charbel Gharibeh, who form Sayar and Garibeh studio. Their work focuses mainly on interiors and furniture design, creating simple pieces with a traditional Lebanese design influences...

Seven questions with... designer Khaled El Mays

With Beirut Design Week taking over the Lebanese capital this week, we wanted to take the opportunity to introduce some Beirut-based creatives. Designer Khaled El Mays was born in Lebanon, where he has now returned to form his design practice after studying in New York. He designs mainly furniture with an emphasis on process, materials and the tactile aspect of the pieces we live with...

Helping refugees preserve local crafts

With international Refugee Week, we look at Made 51 an organisation supporting and empowering uprooted craftspeople and makers living in refugee camps all over the world...

373 reasons why print isn't dead

A new exhibition at Somerset House, Print! Tearing It Up tells the fascinating story of British independent magazines – and why they are just as important today as ever…

The Curators' Guide to Venice

With the Venice Biennale up and running once more (until 25 November 2018), we asked the people who know it best – the hoteliers, the art critics, the artists and most of all the curators – to open up their little black books for us…

Sign up for courses at The Craftsman's Cottage

A year after opening, founder and craft obsessive Amanda Bannister wants to go one further in championing British Craft by encouraging her guests to gain hands-on craft experience through a series of ‘makers’ courses. In association with Hole & Corner, she now offers a range of unique workshops...

Roll Away the Stone

Johnny Messum describes how one of the earliest examples of art in Britain was discovered in the field behind his sculpture gallery, Messums Wiltshire, and how it might persuade us to think of art as fundamental throughout human evolution…

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