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Dazzle me to!

“Dazzle” one of the UK`s leading exhibitors of exciting and innovative modern contemporary jewellery seems to be going from strength to strength. Established in 1981 the Dazzle events are now held in Edinburgh, Glasgow, ...

“Craft”,Help or Hindrance?.

Skill, tradition, hobby, pastimes, high quality, low quality and a plethora of cultural pre-conceptions, good and bad, embody “Craft”. To cover all the facets of the applied arts in one umbrella term is complicated if not ...

Will Collect at the Saatchi Gallery bring craft to a wider audience?

The Crafts Council launched Collect in 2004 at the V&A as an art fair exclusively for contemporary craft objects. The annual event sees over 40 international galleries showcase collectable decorative and applied art objects. This ...

A Scottish Craft Fair?

Is it time for a top quality contemporary craft fair in Scotland? And is there a big enough market outside London to support such an event? With this year’s successful launch of the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair in Manchester ...

Feeling the Crunch?

Being part of what is traditionally termed the ‘luxury goods sector’ applied artists should perhaps be living in fear of financial ruin with the constant doom-mongering that monopolises media output currently. Talk of ...

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