Announcing the winner of the inaugural Cræftiga prize

We are thrilled to announce that Mac Collins has been named the winner of the first Cræftiga award, for Iklwa, his Afrofuturist throne design…

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…

The healing power of ceramics at Tactile Minds

Taking place between 18-23 September at the 18th century House Mill in Bromley-by-Bow, this not-for-profit ceramics exhibition is a welcome new initiative in support of the mental health charity Mind…

Chew on this

Fernando Laposse has worked with many materials in the name of design – from sugar and rubber to corn. But it’s not just about aesthetics, he insists: welcome to the brave new world of food activism…

How I met: print legend Peggy Angus

As The New Craftsmen commission a new limited edition range of Angus' wallpaper prints, David Herbert remembers a chance meeting that led to a very peculiar apprenticeship with one of Britain’s greatest print designers...

Seven questions with... Roxane Lahidji

Designer and self-described 'alchemist', Roxane Lahidji, talks to Hole & Corner about her intense connection to place and nature, how she designs for herself as much as for others, and how she sees the future of sustainable design practices...

The Slow Burn

Ben Short gave up an advertising job in London to become a charcoal burner and hedge-layer in Dorset. He isn’t a craftsman, he insists, more of a semi-skilled labourer devoted to The Old Way. ‘I didn’t know what I wanted to do,’ he says, ‘but I knew I wanted to be useful.’

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