Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
Applied Arts Scotland and Craft Scotland are working in partnership to deliver training sessions on branding, online selling and social media to inspire makers to make the most of their brand and online presence.
Scottish fashion designer Judy R Clark has partnered with Islay single malt whisky brand Ardbeg on a tweed collection which will be worn by Ardbeg staff worldwide.
Fiona Hyslop, Cabinet Secretary for Culture and External Affairs, showed her support for craft makers by wearing a necklace and earrings by Edinburg-based jeweller Lorna Hewitt during her visit to Paris this week.
What a year it has been for Craft Scotland… we are all looking forward to a well-earned break over the festive season, allowing us to relax (a bit!), following everything that has been achieved this year.
Our featured Year of Natural Scotland maker is Robin Fox, who works in mixed media and often incorporates heather, bark, rocks and driftwood in his pieces.
Glasgow based furniture designer John Galvin handcrafted The Virgin Money Endeavour Trophy held by Prince Harry upon reaching the South Pole.
Scotland's leading visual art and craft open studio event, Spring Fling, announces their makers and programme for 2014.
Basketmaker Lise Bech appeared in an episode of the BBC's 'Flog It!' set on the West Coast of Scotland, which aired on Monday 09 December.
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.