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Virtues of Craft: The Diligent Artisan

patterns and broken patterns for scarves, image courtesy of alwayscomposure.com

By Kyle Studstill. Diligence is perhaps one of the most powerful tools in an artisan’s toolbox, but it can be too easily confused with the notion of simply following rules. I make scarves, and as part of my process, I … Continue reading

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The Big Picture: Sustainable Shift

image courtesy of Herriott Grace

By Kimberly Patten-Granier. All images courtesy of Herriott Grace unless otherwise noted. So, we are now sitting in 2015 with our seats and tray tables in the upright and locked position, waiting for that 10,000-foot“ding,” letting us know that it … Continue reading

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Of Cowboys and Artisans: Amanda Salm

Black Holes and Oxbows

By Regina Connell. I know it’s not always true, but when I think of things handcrafted, I think of the solid, the durable, the unmoving: the object. I don’t think as often of more kinetic, sculptural work, though obviously, plenty … Continue reading

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The Big Picture: What is Real Craft?

The New English

By Chris Eckersley. [Ed. Note: Chris Eckersley is a UK-based designer, maker, artist, and thinker. I’d seen his writing in the UK’s CRAFTS magazine and loved its provocateur’s edge, particularly in his entreaty that we open our minds when it comes … Continue reading

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