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Out on the tiles — Welcome to the Beautiful North

Readers of some of my other posts may know that I am very fond of ceramics, in particular the high-glazed pottery tiles synonymous with the Victorian arts and crafts movement. I love the lustrous decadence of the rich intense colours … Continue reading

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This Art Is a Big Deal

In this reel, meet artists taking their craft to the extreme—like a village growing rice into murals and a crocheter covering the world in love and yarn.

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Precise Hand Embroidery by Jessica Dance Creates Visual Representations of Common Words and Phrases

Textile artist and model maker Jessica Dance (previously) recreates everyday objects and ideas using fabric, felt, and thread. Dance typically utilizes embroidery to produce details and text on her three-dimensional objects, but in these works the thread-based practice takes center … Continue reading

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Sisyphus: the Hypnotizing Kickstarter-Funded Kinetic Sand Drawing Machine is Now Available to The Public

Sisyphus, the wildly successful Kickstarter-funded kinetic table designed by Bruce Shapiro (previously), is now available to the public via pre-order. The 2016 project raised $1,924,018 and is, to date, the most-funded campaign in the history of Kickstarter’s art category.The coffee table design includes a … Continue reading

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Big Black House Design Company

Here’s Maxine from the Big Black House Design Co. She’s a blacksmith, and makes bespoke garden furniture and accessories.

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Is there a difference between art and craft? – Laura Morelli – TED Ed

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Final Touches on the Mannequin (and other Things) — Nicole Heymann Art

I’ve been working on this mannequin project over the course of the last month. I will use it to design costumes and display them once they are finished. A couple of days ago, The mannequin got its burlap “skin” coat, … Continue reading

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Kniterate: A New Digital Knitting Machine Lets You ‘Print’ Fashion Designs | Colossal

Kniterate is a compact industrial knitting machine created for designers and entrepreneurs that facilitates the one-off creation of garments. Built by London-based designer Gerard Rubio, Kniterate is meant to act as a sort of 3D printer for knitwear, allowing you … Continue reading

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Artist Windy Chien Unearths Obscure Knots Everyday for an Entire Year | Colossal

In January of 2016, artist Windy Chien devoted herself to learning a new knot every day for a year, tying a total of 366 by December 31st (2016 was a leap year). Although 366 knots might seem like a staggering number, it … Continue reading

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