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Why plastic is still the future for design

If you believe David Attenborough and National Geographic, plastic is the single biggest threat that the world faces today. Why then has it been the star of every design festival across the globe in 2018?

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

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...

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...

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...

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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