The Owl & Lion is an artistic endeavor led by Master Bookbinder Isabelle Ting. Bringing together the fields of fine bookbinding, hand printing, letter press and teaching, the Owl & Lion has an imaginative identity and skilled craftsmanship that stands apart from factory made goods on the high street.
Working to commission to create forged metalwork both functional and sculptural, Shona Johnson is part of the team of Artist Blacksmiths at Ratho Byres Forge.
I am an established textile artist and quiltmaker making contemporary wall pieces and handbags to commission. Working with colour and fabric is the most exciting part of the process and creates the 'atmosphere' of the piece. The subsequent stitching of layers provides another layer of meaning.
Patriothall Gallery is an artist-led initiative in the heart of Edinburgh, which aims to provide professional exhibition opportunities for artists.
Patterns of Light sells a variety of unique and beautiful gifts, made in the studio by Jenny and Nic. The shop also sells other carefully selected treasures, many sourced locally.
Macdonald Armouries creates high quality handcrafted edged weaponry. Specialising in European historical swords from Bronze Age through to 19th century, weaponry is made to the same dimensions, weight and balance as original museum pieces and are constructed for contact use in historical swordsmanship.
Fallen Tree is about simple, contempory furniture. Striving to make furniture that is functional, classic and unpretentious in design.
We are situated on Edinburgh's southside and have supplied the local community directly since 1988. We handthrow a varied and extensive range of individually made stoneware in glazes we have developed over thirty years. We also make some slip decorated,carved, sgraffito pieces and a small amount of porcelain.
Working primarily in metal and porcelain Edie takes inspiration from childhood stories and illustrations. This is translated to her jewellery by drawn and carved elements. The allure of the drawn line is something that has always inspired Edie and whilst much of her jewellery is abstract, some pieces present a narrative and by using well known tales, such as Little Red Riding Hood, the viewer can often relate to the piece on a personal level, "contemporary craft can be very insular, by using popular imagery, the work can be understood by everyone".
Edinburgh Based Textile Artist Pauline Lam At 'Avoir Le Sac' specialises in uniquely designed hand-made bags, cushions and wall hangings. All designs are original and exclusive and many are one off pieces.
Working in a variety of fabrics ranging from velvet to tweed, silk to tartan, printed cottons and vintage materials. Strong emphasis is placed on texture, of particular interest is the manipulation and layering of contrasting fabrics to create additional tactile dimension.