The Week in Craft: January 2, 2019

The Week in Craft: January 2, 2019

Your weekly dose of links about craft, art, design, and whatever else we’re excited about sharing

Published on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.
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John Ed De Vera, Moleskine X Tmall

Designer John Ed De Vera creates dynamic illustrations with cut paper.

Courtesy of the artist

We’re kicking off 2019 with these lovely cut-paper dreamscapes by multidisciplinary designer John Ed De Vera.

Are you wondering what to do with your Christmas tree now that the holidays are behind us? The American Swedish Institute knows exactly what to do: keep it and carve it.

MIT has the next innovative material to go through a 3D printer: glass.

Check out the long legacy of church hats during the latest exhibition at the Minnesota African American Heritage Museum and Gallery.

The New York Times explores the question “What Is Glitter?” in great depth. Apparently glitter is a very complex substance.

A powerful commentary on what happens when memorial sites that exist as places of remembrance also become places of entertainment.

Frank Lloyd Wright made the UNESCO world heritage list. Eight of the architect’s most beloved buildings have been nominated as the “first modern architecture nomination from the United States.”

Sister Wendy Beckett, art historian and host of the popular BBC shows Sister Wendy's Odyssey and Sister Wendy's Grand Tour, died on December 28 at the age of 88.

We lost one of the greats right before the new year: Warren MacKenzie, pottery legend and ACC Gold Medalist, died on December 31. He was 94.

As we usher in a new year, it's always fun to look back and see what captured our readers' attention. Here are our top 10 most-read posts from 2018.