News, blog posts, press releases and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Craft Scotland board supports the organisation in its missions and aims, discover our new board members and our new Chair...
For this year’s London Design Fair, Melanie Muir decided to set herself a totally new creative and technical challenge...
The Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion, presented by Craft Scotland & Emergents, will launch at London Design Fair on Thursday 22 September 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.
Our Summer Show brought with it a whirlwind of craft and events; Private View, Meet Your Maker events, VIP Bloggers Night and more. Re-live all the fun...
To pre-empt their inspirational session at our Conference, we asked brand gurus and Craft Scotland Conference speakers O Street to answer your questions about branding. Read the collated Q&A session here.
The Scotland: Craft & Design pavilion, presented by Craft Scotland & Emergents, will launch at London Design Fair on Thursday 22 September 2016. Ahead of our grand opening, we chat to Meg Held of The Store Hus all about the inspirations behind her brand's pieces, and the Scottish creative identity.
With a client list including Spotify, Brewdog and National Galleries Scotland, we thought you might like the opportunity to pick the brains of our soon-to-be Conference speakers, O Street.
Craft Scotland’s Director, Fiona Logue, visited the influential Malcolm Appleby in his home studio this month. Read her blog about the trip, and her discoveries about the renowned silversmith.
Need a break from the comedy shows? We've put together a list of fourteen unmissable craft exhibitions and events at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and beyond...
The Scottish Glass Society is raising a glass and celebrating makers and glass lovers for two whole months. Discover more about all their events across Scotland and hear from some makers taking part in their Elemental exhibition.
Come and celebrate Scottish design with the Year of Innovation, Architecture and Design and our Meet Your Maker programme.
Get to know the Summer Show makers with our behind the scenes blog series. This week, we're chatting all things warp and weft with Chantal Allen from Warped Textiles.
What to do with all those leftover craft materials? Here's our handy guide to ten places to responsibly recycle and dispose of your studio waste in Scotland.
Applications are now open for Hothouse 7, the Crafts Council’s intensive programme of creative and business development for emerging makers.
Fife Contemporary Art & Craft's (FCA&C) Craft Pods was recently displayed in Woodmill High School, Dunfermline. FCA&C hosted a student-focused Meet Your Maker event to coincide with the exhibition: giving pupils and staff at Woodmill High School in Dunfermline the opportunity to meet Grant McCaig, the maker behind the work on display. The renowned silversmith discussed his training and career as well as his process.