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.
The Jan/Feb 2018 issue of Crafts is out now!
It’s hard to avoid Collect, the Crafts Council’s international art fair for contemporary objects, in our first issue of the 2018, with a series of stories introducing you to some of the people and projects coming to this year’s fair.
Ceramic designer Peter Ting tells us why decided to co-found a new gallery, Ting-Ying, promoting to artists and makers working with Blanc de Chine porcelain, while renowned fine art photography Garry Fabian Miller explains what inspired him to collaborate with Dovecot Studios on an extraordinary series of gun-tufted rugs and a monumental new tapestry.
Plus: Ineke Hans tackles the future of furniture; Edwin Heathcote reflects on the new Design Museum’s first year; a trip to the studio of guitar-maker Alex Bishop; Glenn Adamson sends us a Letter from America; Roger Law reviewed.