Mourne Textiles – Building on a Legacy
Design Afrika – Dedicated to African Basketry
Nestled in the foothills of the beautiful Mourne Mountains, Craft Editions met mother and son Karen Hay-Edie and Mario Sierra of Mourne Textiles.
Justin Oh Bags – Utilitarian Beauty
It was a bright, clear South African morning when Craft Editions met Binky Newman of Design Afrika in her Cape Town premises.
Kate Jones Knitwear – A Passion for Knitting
There is a wonderful sense of calm amidst the organised clutter of Justin Oh’s Holborn studio where he produces his signature bags.
Owen Leather - Reimagining Leather Craft
‘I’ve always wanted to do knitting – which sounds really sad!’ Kate Jones confessed to Craft Editions when she kindly invited us into her Margate studio.
Sally McGill - For The Love Of Patterns
Craft Editions spent a wonderful two hours in the company of Harry Owen at his North London Studio in December 2016.
Barrydale Weavers - Hand weaving in the Karoo
"I've always really loved patterns" Sally McGill tells Craft Editions when we met in her studio at Craft Central, London.
John Newdigate – Craftsman, Ceramicist and Colourist
I first discovered Barrydale Weavers products in a shop in Cape Town while I was on an extended holiday to South Africa in Feb 2015.
Studio Donegal - Seeing Is Believing
The town of Swellendam was declared a magisterial district in 1743 and subsequently became the furthermost outpost of Dutch civilisation during the 18th century.
Ciaran Hogan - A New Generation Of Basket Weavers
It was against the backdrop of the gentle, clackety rhythm that is the sound of traditional wooden handlooms at work that Craft Editions met John Heena, Master Weaver and Tristan Donaghy of Studio Donegal, in summer 2016.
Ceramic Matters - Creating In Partnership
'From the highest king to the lowest pauper, who doesn't like a good sit down!". Such was the warm welcome from Irish basket maker Ciaran Hogan.
Juliet Ball - A Passion For Pottery
On our recent trip to South Africa, we were lucky enough to meet with Gerhard Swart and Anthony Harris, the creative force behind Ceramic Matters.
Michael Taylor - Artful Craft
Craft Editions visited Juliet Ball at her Cloonmore Pottery studio, just outside Galway, in the Summer of 2016.
Arran Street East - Inspiration from the heart of Dublin
On our recent trip to South Africa, Craft Editions had the privilege of meeting with Michael Taylor at his studio in Cape Town.
Jerpoint Glass - A Tradition Lives on in Kilkenny
Arran Street East is located in and takes its name from a street in Dublin, just to the north of the city.
Donegal Yarns - Spinning yarn for over 100 years
Jerpoint Glass, an Irish handmade glass company, is one of a select number of craft makers keeping alive the age-old tradition of glass blowing in Ireland.
Kathleen McCormick - Where Willow Meets Artist
A 'Donegal style' yarn is renowned for its distinctive fleck and colours that are so reminiscent of the local landscape.
On a blustery spring afternoon, renowned basket maker Kathleen McCormick stoked the log fire in her studio in Co. Kildare, Ireland and started telling the stories behind her pieces.