Haus Work

Jonathan Tuckey explains how social history helps him to give old buildings a new lease of life, while preserving their character and heritage…

Open for business

We’re delighted to announce that The Hole & Corner Shop, Bruton, is open. Going forward, we will be open every Wednesday-Saturday 10am-5pm.

Alice Walton

If you are in need of a little colour and light in your life right now, look no further than the intensely layered work of ceramics artist Alice Walton.

Workshop Records Pt.2

Hole & Corner founder Sam Walton returns with another episode of Workshop Records. This week the selections come from textile artist Abigail Booth and wood sculptor Max Bainbridge

Stephen Bass reveals his secret spot…

Stephen Bass, co-founder of Moshi Moshi Records and Hole & Corner contributing editor (responsible for the musical programme at last year's Port Eliot Festival Makers’ Tent and for elements of Piano Craft), reveals his secret spot…

Jodie Ruffle

In the second of our Makers in Lockdown series, embroidery artist Jodie Ruffle gives an insight into her world juggling teaching and the importance of making time for her own practice with an embroidery club that has taken on a life of its own.

Lily Pearmain

Ceramicist Lily Pearmain continues our Makers in Lockdown series as she contemplates a summer without craft fairs and takes a moment to celebrate the ritual of a good cup of tea.

Hosai Matsubayashi

It takes a singular vision and a certain drive to draw on Kyoto’s vast heritage of traditional crafts to form a lifestyle brand and concept with a chic, contemporary territory.

Lawrence Neal

It takes Lawrence Neal a good few days – and a lifetime of experience –to make the traditional rush-seated chair designed by Ernest Gimson in the1890s.

This Must be the Place

Maureen Doherty of clothing brand Egg sits down with Jonathan Tuckey, designer of her award-winning shop-cum-home in a converted London dairy to talk about the subtleties of nesting

How Craft Became Mainstream

In its new report, The Market for Craft – the third in a series reports which began in 2006 – the Crafts Council asserts that craft has become mainstream and has undergone a radical transformation

Back To The Egg

Father-and-son team Peter and Andy Holden have neatly dovetailed their two careers in a fascinating study of the art of nests – and what it says about our own homes and relationships...

Iron Man

American artist and iron forger Tom Joyce has melted, smelted and hammered a reputation for dismantling the barriers between art and science.

Something in The Water

Not content with being one of the few artists using fish leather as the prime raw material in her work, Kari Furre is also one of the pioneers of wild swimming in the UK

In The Modern Style

When two architecture journalists set up The Modern House estate agency, the fact that they had no practical experience proved to be their USP. Their secret?

Flowered Up

Floral alchemist Shane Connolly may have worked on one of the most televised weddings of the 21st century, but he’s never compromised on his mantra of ‘seasonal, British, local, thoughtful, sustainable’… and understanding the language of flowers...

The Flowers of Romance

French artist Cécile Daladier combines her love of flora and ceramics to create delicate vases from her retreat in Southern France. ‘It is key to create, observe, listen… and mostly do,’ she says...

Dancing on the Edge

How did an unschooled outlier from choreography’s avant-garde become the darling of the YouTube generation? For Ryan Heffington it’s simple: he makes you want to dance your heart out...

Irish craft road trip

Hole & Corner goes on the road to discover some of the finest makers in Ireland to discover a refreshing approach where balance is paramount and craft is a narrative informing everything they do…

Harvest Moon

Fern Verrow has become a byword for biodynamic farming, forming a relationship with high-profile clients including Nigel Slater and Skye Gyngell that is built on ‘loyalty, honesty, constant communication and, at times, really hard work’

The Prom Queen

Fed up with hearing how classical music should be more diverse and accessible, composer Hannah Kendall decided to take things into her own hands.

Love Objects

The crafted objets d’art gathered over the following pages have been found, bought or passed down over the years – but all have been taken into the homes of some of our favourite creative people to be cherished

My English Rows

The lavender fields of Foxbury Farm are a fragrant landmark for anyone travelling south through the Kentish Weald – the culmination of 20 years’ work from journalist-turned farmer Jod Mitchell...

My Aim is True

BDDW’s Tyler Hays gave up on selling polymers and plastics to designers to make things out of wood for a ‘crazy ass client list’ of rock stars, celebrities and presidents, with archery evenings that have been compared to Warhol’s Factory.

Three Miles per Hour

Even in a busy city, the canal is a place to discover, to slow down and dream. Hole & Corner set off at a steady 3mph along a stretch of the 2,000 miles of waterways cared for by the Canal & River Trust, taking in the people, the history and the changing landscape...

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