Meet Make Collaborate Exhibition Dates

Meet Make Collaborate is a touring exhibition of new works created by makers participating in the AAS international exchanges project and information on dates and venues will be published when […]

Voices of Makers #9

The impact of lockdown on her business Anarkik3D Ltd gave jeweller Ann Marie Shillito time to have fun with its 3D modelling programme and experiment with 3D printing on some […]

Free 6 Month AAS Membership October Offer

Makers accepted for membership of Applied Arts Scotland during October will receive free membership for six months. This offer also applies to existing Members renewing their membership. As a charitable membership organisation […]

AAS Launches New CraftToolkit to Support Makers

A new free online CraftToolkit developed by Applied Arts Scotland as part of the British Council Crafting Futures programme has been launched to support makers to identify, understand and advance […]

AAS Awarded Funding for Innovative Digital Project

Applied Arts Scotland has been awarded Creative Informatics Connected Innovators funding for phase one of our DISTANCE Project, a project identifying, researching and testing user friendly and free or low-cost […]

Selling Advice – A Resource for Makers by Makers

A sustainable income is crucial for makers and just now it is impossible to predict the impact the Covid-19 pandemic will have on sales. At times of uncertainty people support […]

Cocooned from the Elements

A stormy residency in Scotland inspired weaver Lynne Hocking-Mennie and natural dyer Prach Niyomkar from North-East Thailand to collaboratively explore the symbol of an umbrella as protection from the elements. […]

Voices of Makers #8

When the usual roller coaster of making and exhibiting changed into an emotional roller coaster designer-maker Olive Pearson adapted to explore new ways of working and selling. Our Voices of Makers blog […]

Exploring the In-Between Nature of Ideas & Materials

Duality between landscapes and the in-between nature of their ideas connected artist Louise Barrington and jeweller Kiersten Holden-Ada during their residency in Halifax, Nova Scotia last year. This blog is part […]