Crafts is the world's leading magazine devoted to making.
Published six times a year by the Crafts Council UK, Crafts offers the latest news, reviews and opinion, alongside a selection of in-depth features, challenging essays and critical debate from the best writers in the business. Crafts champions high-quality contemporary craft practice nationally and internationally, as well as its impact on social, economic and cultural life.
The complete digital archive includes every issue of Crafts since 1973, providing readers with an unparalleled history of making; an essential resource for students, academics, researchers or anyone with an interest in craft.
Inside, we celebrate the opening of Anni Albers at London’s Tate Modern with a special 14-page section; we pay a visit to maker-in-wood Eleanor Lakelin ahead of a major international craft exhibition in Venice; we catch up with ceramist Hitomi Hosono as she joins forces with British manufacturing giants Wedgwood; and with plastic dominating the headlines we look at James Shaw’s innovative uses for the controversial material.
Plus, Glenn Adamson on how Jes Fan makes work that is free of male/female binaries; this issue’s Talent Spot Alice Potts combines fashion with science to extraordinary effect; everything you need to know about this year’s LDF; and Tanya Harrod on the role of craft in the community.