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Our final opportunities round up for 2013 includes Craft Scotland’s call for makers to participate in the Scottish Collection on CultureLabel.com; we are looking for makers to register interest in selling work as a part of our 2014 online collection which will launch during January.
Monday evening saw the opening of Scotland's first Nespresso store on Edinburgh’s Multrees Walk, with an event featuring unique Scottish-designed couture.
The iconic medals for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games will be designed by award-winning maker and jeweller Jonathan Mathew Boyd.
On 04 December 2013 Craft Scotland hosted an event at Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh to introduce makers to representatives from the tourism sector.
In May Craft Scotland initiated a survey, developed and managed by The Audience Business (TAB), to measure a number of factors which we believe are important to building and maintaining a thriving craft sector.
This month we look back at a successful SOFA Chicago showcase, whilst working away on our plans for 2014.
Our featured maker this month is Jenny Mackenzie Ross, who works with stoneware, porcelain, Caithness glacial till and organic materials such as kelp and rushes.
Read Jo's blog on Craft Scotland's trip to 'the Windy City' earlier in the month.
This weekend, Dovecot Studios in Edinburgh opens its inaugural selling exhibition, Selected, presented in partnership with Craft Scotland.
The art of Soldering for Jewellery Makers by Wing Mun Devenney is a comprehensive step-by-step guide to soldering.
Our roundup of events this Christmas features everything from Christmas Craft fairs and wreath making workshops to seasonal exhibitions and open studios.
Our annual conference was held in Dundee in October and provided the opportunity for makers, curators and craft enthusiasts to come together over two very inspiring days. The feedback and comments from delegates were extremely positive and this was also reflected in the responses to our survey.
Emergents are taking makers to showcase their work at prestigious trade show in London in January 2014.
Craft Scotland has returned from a successful trip to this year’s SOFA Chicago exhibition which took place earlier in the month.
Edinburgh based Anarkik3D Ltd won Best Consumer Software Award at the 3D Printshow 2013 Global Awards event last week for their ground breaking 3D modelling software developed specially for designer makers and applied artists.
Craft Scotland's briefing on 'How to work with the travel trade' took place in Edinburgh on 13 November 2013 and gave makers an opportunity to explore Craft Tourism as well as network and share ideas.
Our November round up includes a first look at some of the upcoming events and opportunities for 2014.
Time To Shine, Scotland’s arts strategy for young people aged 0–25, was launched on Friday 08 November 2013 by Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs and Janet Archer, Chief Executive, Creative Scotland.
An Talla Solais (Visual Arts Ullapool) unveiled their Earth, Fins & Fire sculpure today.
Last weekend Craft Scotland partnered with Sarah Corbett of the Craftivist Collective to host a 3 day residential Craftivism Bootcamp in the beautiful surroundings at Hospitalfield House in Arbroath.