The Week in Craft: August 26, 2015

The Week in Craft: August 26, 2015

Published on Wednesday, August 26, 2015.
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Glass artist Etai Rahmil, in collaboration with Phil Siegel, creates stunning glass trumpets based on each of the four seasons. Photos: Courtesy of the artist

These glass trumpets by Etai Rahmil reflect the beauty of nature’s seasons.

We’re jazzed about these laser-engraved wooden boomboxes that meld music and design in the grooviest of ways.

CFile's editor-in-chief, Garth Clark, takes a look at the ongoing question of Henry Varnum Poor’s Crow House – to save or not to save? – while also highlighting the surrounding historic house museums.

Check out this fascinating talk on the intricacies of a potter's hands given at this year's National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts (NCECA) conference.

Interested in blacksmithing, jewelry, and all things metal? Check out this interview on BlacksmitHER Radio with Gwynne Rukenbrod, executive director of the Society of North American Goldsmiths.

For those who love books as much as they do craft, publishing powerhouse Penguin Books has redesigned six popular titles incorporating "emroidery, crochet, and quilting" into the book covers.

A brilliant campaign in Mumbai is adding hand-designed color and texture to taxis, and, in turn, highlighting local artists.

There are only two workshops in the world that still make handmade globes. My Modern Met highlights the work of the London-based company, Bellerby & Co. Globemakers.

Designer Marine Hunot worked with rattan and wicker basket craftsmen to make a rug that combines wicker and felt.

MIT’s Mediated Matter Group has unveiled a new way to 3D print glass.

Grunwald Gallery of Art at the University of Indiana is celebrating the trend of “the miniature” by hosting an exhibition dedicated to tiny craft (on view August 28 – October 3 with a reception on August 28).

“50 Women,” a show focusing on women’s contribution to the field of ceramics, is accepting donations to their Kickstarter campaign to raise money to cover artists’ shipping and insurance costs to participate in the exhibition.

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