Tag Archives: UK

The Art and Craft of the Lightbulb

Jewelry for your bulb

By Regina Connell. Just a few years ago, it seemed there was always an incandescent lightbulb burned out around the house.  I’d forage in the closet where I kept them, only to realize I didn’t have the right shape/wattage on hand. I’d go out and buy … Continue reading

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Noticed: J. HILL’s Standard

J Hill's Standard

It’s no secret: the traditional handcrafts of the world have had a hard time of it. While individual makers and artisans have struggled, so have the larger enterprises that produced the work. In some sense, they don’t have the advantages … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Sheer Audacity

Barber Osgerby at the V&A during London Design Festival 2014

By Regina Connell. We’ve always been fans of the UK design team Barber Osgerby, but this certainly took the cake. For the 2014 London Design Festival, the duo created two huge reflective panels positioned end to end, suspended beneath the vaulted … Continue reading

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The Big Picture: Heritage Crafts Association

Robin Wood, chair of the HCA, in his woodshop

by Meghan Urback. All images by Nick Hand. At Handful of Salt, we’re always striving to bring attention to American makers, but also to the marketplaces and organizations that support them. In the past, we’ve spoken with craft leaders such as … Continue reading

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