Applied Arts Scotland and Craft Scotland training events

Your Brand and Online Selling

What does your work mean to you and how do you present this to other people?

In telling your story a customer can form an important emotional connection with your work that transforms them from being a viewer into an engager and buyer. How can … Read more


AAS anno 2013; a review and looking forward!

Last time this year, a call out was made for the new AAS Board members and some weeks later Bryony, Tom and myself sat down and selected the new Board, which was  appointed in January 2013. A lot has happened in what now seems like both a short time ago Read more


Roadshow: Inverness and Hawick coming up!

Next week our Board member jeweller and goldsmith Patty Niemann will speak at the third Roadshow venue at the GoNorth event, for which you can book here; only a few spaces left! It looks like an incredible line up of speakers and events, organised by Hi-Arts, as one of Read more


AAS Roadshow

Applied Arts Scotland has been busy planning a series of events to come and talk to you about we think we should be doing and what we are working on just now, but also to come and hear what you would like see happen… 
The bookings for the first two
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Update Applied Arts Scotland spring 2013

The Board has met twice now and has been busy putting a structure in place that will allow us to develop long term projects and establish a network across Scotland and the UK to represent makers and develop opportunities.
So what does that mean?
We have renewed, built on and
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Blog posts and news

Apologies if you have been checking out our blog lately and have found some unsavoury content. One of our guest bloggers’ account has been hacked and spam content, some of which was offensive had been posted. All content has now been deleted and I hope we have resolved the issue Read more


Board Members

Yesterday we met to select six makers from a strong list of thirteen submissions, each with impeccable credentials but could only opt in six so we spent a good few hours discussing the merits of each candidate and ensuring that the nine people selected not only represented a good calibre Read more