Crafts

Archived since March/April 1973 Complete Archive

266 issues

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.

Latest issue

Inside, Crafts’ editor Grant Gibson pays Danish artist Steffen Dam a visit to find out how he creates his extraordinary cabinets of curiosity in glass and Edinburgh-based ceramic artist Jessica Harrison tells us what she has in store for Jerwood Makers Open. Katie Treggiden meets Tom Raffield, the designer and maker pushing the boundaries of steam-bent wood, as he gears up for a new installation at London Craft Week and Rowan Mersh invites us to take a closer look at his intricate artworks comprising thousands of hand-cut shells.

Our special supplement The Graduates (link) brings you some words of wisdom from some of the country’s leading makers, as well as top tips on launching a successful craft business. Plus, as creative studios turn into luxury apartments Julia Bennett asks what’s left for the next generation of makers.

Subjects: Art, Culture

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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.

  • First Issue: First Issue: March/April 1973
  • Latest Issue: May/June 2017
  • Issue Count: 266
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2514-393X

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