Applied Arts Scotland seeks new Board Members.

Applied Arts Board members and their Advisory Board have been planning the next phase of AAS for 2013/14. Our first mission is to recruit a new Board as some Board […]

AAAS and SAU petition

AAS will be working closely with the SAU to highlight and improve makers issues. There is currently an SAU putting forward a petition for Creative Scotland; If you feel like […]

A new phase…

Applied Arts has been active online over the last few years through this blog mainly and through email campaigns. AAS is now going through a new phase again. Alison Macleod, […]

Applied Arts Scotland needs your HELP!

Applied Arts Scotland’s primary objective has always been to enable free communication amongst those involved in craft. With the event of social networking is the necessity for face to face […]

Guest Blogger Tina Rose of Rio Magazine

Spreading the Word I was sitting on a train on a Saturday morning writing an article for Rio magazine and a woman sitting next to me suddenly said “I don’t […]

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What is Craft to You? – Victoria and Albert Museum

An interesting question, quite keen to see how people respond What is Craft to You? – Victoria and Albert Museum

Future Goals

This time of year, with its slight lull in between Christmas and Hogmanay, and the cold days of January, many of us designer makers are looking to the year ahead. […]

Business Blues

Many people, outside the professional craft world, see what we do as a gentle, highly enjoyable and stress-free lifestyle choice. Occasionally this might be true but usually my reality is […]