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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.

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.

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

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...

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

Behind the Wheel

Richard Batterham doesn’t do brash. Instead of worrying himself over ‘offensive’ designs that might sell, this reluctant, reclusive legend of pottery prefers to do things on his own terms, in his own way, the only way he knows how. ‘I like to make something you can hold,’ he explains...

Focus on Cornish makers: Michel François

There’s something in the air in Cornwall. It was the chance to journey through this ancient, inspiring scenery that prompted our road trip – to discover and celebrate its craftsmanship, from the famous Leach Pottery to today’s emerging talent.

The Angler's Rest

Shooting the breeze with the men behind Caught by the River...‘I’m trying to think what single thing connects our writers,’ says Robin Turner, one third of the collective that has produced the website Caught by the River since 2007.

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