And Then There Was Glass...
Since 1971, Pilchuck Glass School has been a hotbed of innovation. To mark its 40th year, we connect with 12 artists whom the storied school has touched, plus co-founder Dale Chihuly.
CraftedSystems: Hope in the Making
Portland, Oregon-based designer Aurelie Tu hires women from a local YWCA shelter to help her assemble the stylish felt lampshades, rugs, and vessels she sells.
At Red River Restorations in Austin, Texas, John Hindman and his team of woodworkers are reviving century-old craftsmanship. Julie K. Hanus talks to Hindman about his company's time-tested values.
Defined by Daring
In a career spanning four decades, Joan Schulze has been a fearless explorer, employing all manner of techniques and materials in her signature quilts, collages, and other works.
In This Issue
Everyone gets 24 hours each day. Some do more with them than others.
Blacksmith Erica Gordon creates chic buckles and lustrous dyed-leather belts.
By Hook or by Crook
A huge installation of crocheted coral has taken root at the Smithsonian.
Craft's New Consciousness
DIY: A Revolution in Handicrafts.
Eleanor Moty: Essential Elements
Checking in with the metalsmith and her beautiful brooches.
We're accustomed to the idea of craft as expression, but could we also consider it a form of listening?
Manufacturing Civic Pride
Ezra Shales' new book challenges readers to reconsider the industrial arts.
Listening sessions, convening at Penland, and the 2011 show season.
Myanmar: Artisan Traditions, Lovingly Tended
Rich traditional crafts abound in Myanmar, among the least-visited places in Southeast Asia.
In Anne Lemanski's hands, fascinating materials become spectacular creatures.
Few have lived life as happily steeped in materials and handwork as James Bassler.
One Artist, Two Lives
Cuong Ta's playful and abstract ceramics.
Small Things For a Prettier Life
An independent boutique becomes a hotspot in Northeast Minneapolis.
Troubles or No, the Suits Get Made
Disaster in New Orleans jeopardized the future of the Mardi Gras Indians and their spectacular suits.
Dispatches from the wide world of craft.
Views of the Potter's Life
A Year in the Life: Clary Illian and The Leach Pottery
What's the Best-Crafted Element of Nature?
Members of the craft world weigh in on nature's finest moment.