Arts and Crafts

How To Make An Iron Throne For Your Phone

The Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK Tech

If you've ever wondered how to give your phone a sense of power and authority, but also the air of menace and doomed impermanence, we have the project...

The Importance of Place

Rosy Greenlees | Posted 01.09.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rosy Greenlees

Making and provenance are inexorably linked - it might seem our economy is dominated by housing and banking, but manufacturing still retains the power to give a nation a sense of identity.

A Classroom Culture Clash

Rosy Greenlees | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rosy Greenlees

If Britain is to protect its international reputation in the arts and creative industries and the sector is to flourish in the future then it's crucial that these subjects - of which crafts are a vital part - are taken seriously in our schools.

Hard Times and Thriving Design

Rosy Greenlees | Posted 08.03.2014 | UK Entertainment
Rosy Greenlees

The recent publication of Modern British Furniture: Design since 1945, Lesley Jackson's fascinating history of the British furniture industry, has reminded me of the adage that design thrives in times of recession.

Made London: Contemporary Making in Britain Today

Lorenzo Belenguer | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Entertainment
Lorenzo Belenguer

After a super successful inaugural year in 2012, MADE LONDON - The Design and Craft Fair, returns to One Marylebone, London, to once again present the very best in contemporary craft and design until this Sunday the 27th.

Breaking New Boundaries

Rosy Greenlees | Posted 05.11.2013 | UK Entertainment
Rosy Greenlees

One idea that I believe to be crucial is the sense of craft as a dynamic, contemporary area of practice. I believe that it can still too often be perceived as something that remains rooted in the 19th century, whereas making is constantly in flux, moving with the times while retaining skill and acute knowledge of materials at its heart.

The Anna Freud Centre Annual Open Afternoon for Families

Anna Freud Centre | Posted 06.09.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Anna Freud Centre

On the 23rd of September from 14:30 - 17:00, the Anna Freud Centre will be holding it's annual Open Afternoon. The Open Afternoon provides a free a...