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News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.

  • Ethical Practice Tips for Jewellery Designers, from the Incorporation of Goldsmiths

    17/02/2017

    The Incorporation of Goldsmiths has been up to great adventures in the field of ethical jewellery and sustainability. We hear about their recent ethical jewellery symposium and get some key takeaways from the day. Plus, find out about their soon-to-be-launched online resource for informing jewellery designers who want to work towards an ethical practice. Take it away, guys! 

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  • Collect 2017: The Scottish Contingent

    06/02/2017

    Collect: The International Art Fair for Contemporary Objects from the Crafts Council is back for its thirteenth edition. Returning to the Saatchi Gallery in London’s King’s Road, the fair is open from Thursday 2 to Monday 6 February 2017. We have rustled up a selection of the show’s Scottish contingent. 

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  • A Tribute to Roanne Dods

    03/02/2017

    Craft Scotland is incredibly sad to hear the news about Roanne Dods who has passed away after a long illness. Roanne was a dynamic, knowledgeable creative force, and her passing is a great loss to the wider cultural world.   

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  • Hothouse 2017 Announced

    12/01/2017

    35 maker businesses have been selected for the pre-eminent Hothouse 2017 programme run by the Crafts Council and partners. Discover the full line-up of the Scottish cohort... 

     

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  • Making Memories / Meet Your Maker

    13/12/2016

    Over the past few months, The Living Memory Association (TheLMA) has been exploring craft and making through a craft reminiscence programme called Making Memories. To tie into this, we partnered with TheLMA to deliver a series of Meet Your Maker events in the form of drop-in craft workshops at The Little Shop of Memory in Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal. We caught up with the team from TheLMA to hear about their Meet Your Maker experience, and get the low-down from their makers. 

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  • Craft Scotland Prize Awarded to Andrea Walsh

    09/12/2016

    Craft Scotland is thrilled to announce that The Craft Scotland Prize 2016 was awarded to Andrea Walsh for her piece Contained Boxes, currently on show in the Visual Arts Scotland Exhibition at the Royal Scottish Academy Building in Edinburgh. 

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  • The Tending of Something - Jasleen Kaur

    02/12/2016

    Blurring the lines between art and craft, Scottish-Indian artist Jasleen Kaur will have her first solo exhibition The Tending of Something as part of Fife Contemporary Art & Craft (FCA&C) tenth anniversary season.  

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  • Meet Your Maker: A National Celebration of Scottish Craft Making

    22/11/2016

    Architecturally-inspired ceramics, colourful concrete and contemporary Sanquhar - check out our Meet Your Maker film series with James Rigler at Hospitalfield and Jennifer Gray/Andy Campbell at Cove Park. Part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design 2016.

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  • Scotland: Craft & Design Pavilion Film

    22/11/2016

    Enjoy the Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion all over again with our short film...

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  • Make Your Own Story: Glass Artist Maker Choi Keeryong

    21/11/2016

    First up in Make Your Own Story, we chat with Choi Keeryong, a glass artist and maker whose artistic practice is influenced by his cross-cultural experience of being a South Korean living in Scotland. 

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  • Handcrafted Christmas: 11 Scottish Boutiques

    16/11/2016

    Shop local this Christmas and discover unique handcrafted gifts for all the family. Here's our round-up of 11 Scottish boutiques perfect for Small Business Saturday...

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  • Behind the Scenes: Meet Your Maker at Welcome Home

    14/11/2016

    Mhari McMullan, the mastermind behind the Welcome Home store in Glasgow’s CCA, gives us an overview of their first Meet Your Maker event with Soizig Carey.

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  • 11 Christmas Craft Markets

    11/11/2016

    With the festive season looming, we thought it time to offer up our selection of Christmas craft events. It might still be a little early for bells and mistletoe – but it’s the perfect time to start gathering unique, handcrafted gifts for your Christmas list. 

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  • Handcrafted Christmas: National Museum of Scotland Gift Collection

    04/11/2016

    First up in our Handcrafted Christmas blog series is the National Museum of Scotland Gift Collection. To mark the reopening of the new galleries at the National Museum of Scotland, six Scottish makers created brand new ranges inspired by the exhibits. 

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  • Scotland: Craft & Design Pavilion Round-Up

    18/10/2016

    The Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion at London Design Fair was an exceptional event. Now, you can re-live the experience with our round-up post. 

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  • UK Craft Alliance in Belfast

    14/10/2016

    Discover what's happening in the Northern Irish craft sector in this post by Craft Scotland's Director, Fiona Logue. The UK Craft Alliance's biannual gathering was in Northern Ireland and the group visited craft enterprises, studios and Belfast School of Art. 

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  • Craft Scotland Board Update

    10/10/2016

    The Craft Scotland board supports the organisation in its missions and aims, discover our new board members and our new Chair...

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  • Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion - Melanie Muir's New Collection

    21/09/2016

    For this year’s London Design Fair, Melanie Muir decided to set herself a totally new creative and technical challenge...

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  • Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion - Talks

    20/09/2016

    The Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion, presented by Craft Scotland & Emergents, will launch at London Design Fair on Thursday 22 September 2016. 

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  • Meet Your Maker: Interview with a Live Jeweller

    16/09/2016

    For 2016, Craft Scotland’s Meet Your Maker project is part of the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design. Working in partnership with Scottish Jewellery Week, we brought craft and innovation - as a Meet Your Maker event - to the inaugural Dundee Design Festival.  

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