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Furniture Trends from Clerkenwell Design Week London

This year’s Clerkenwell Design week was busier than ever. The yearly event has evolved from local and crafty towards more mainstream with bigger international brands. The quality and craftsmanship of the furniture is high, but collections are very predictable, safe and just  95 more words



honed and hungry
a beautiful weapon
remarkable tool
courage edged
to the curve
of the blade
forged in fire
philosophers use
to incubate thought
to enlighten… 79 more words



“Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind” – Johannes Brahms

Thought For The Day

Axel, Germany

In 1994, beyond the Alps, our neighbour Axel puts aside jazz music and starts engaging with another art form: he learns how to work wood, metal, glass and textile at Nuremberg Werbund Werkstatt, a training institute following the… 790 more words


Knitting Tools

Besides yarn and needles, there are a few tools that come in handy for knitters and crocheters. These are some of the knitting tools that I’ve been using lately. 519 more words



Ooh la la… Trouble bags by Marc Jacobs are utterly charming! If you didn’t catch up in time about the news Crash reports with all the descriptions that uncover any issues about the collection. 38 more words


Italian Fashion & Innovation: Roberto Corbelli's vision

A reflection on Made in Italy Fashion with Roberto Corbelli, President of CNA Rimini, the Italian Confederation for the Craft Sector, and Artistic Director of Riccione Moda Italia, a national competition for emerging designers. 597 more words

Textile Design