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Issue 203

May/June 2009

craft&design Magazine issue 203, May/June 2009 Kerry O'Connor Designer Maker in Porcelain and Silver Notarianni & Macpherson Glass Tammy Child Textiles Malcolm & Lisa Smith: Furniture & Glass Matthew and Louise Dwyer, The Saltbox Gallery David Fowkes, Jeweller & Silversmith Aura Exhibition, Jacqueline Warrington What's Hot at BCT: Julie Roberts Visit Glasgow for Mackintosh

Front Cover Feature

  • The intriguing work of Kerry O’Connor, Designer Maker in Porcelain and Silver

Regular Pages

  • Glass artists Notarianni & Macpherson talk about the Tipping Point in their successful careers
  • Tammy Child recalls her Journey into Craft as a professional textiles designer maker
  • Two people, two businesses, one objective: Malcolm & Lisa Smith, Furniture and Glass
  • Alice Courtis Reclaims, Recycles and Reuses to create her BeauVamp furniture & interiors
  • What’s Hot, our pick of the latest products at this year’s British Craft Trade Fair
  • Our Winners! The craft&design; Newcomer Award at BCTF with �The Wow Factor’ too.
  • 2009 is the year to visit Glasgow and Mackintosh 100
  • The Face of Craft - talking to Oliver Makower about the Bishopsland Educational Trust
  • Craft & Design News and Announcements
  • New Talent and New Graduates
  • Ed Burke crosses the pond to find his fortune
  • Our choice of the latest craft Books
  • Rob Chapman has the Last Word in craft&design;


  • A fine selection of work in our Makers Gallery
  • Visit London to see some spectacular Glass
  • What’s Coming Up at a Gallery near you
  • Gallery Exhibitions, showcases for fine craft and design


  • It’s never too late to change your career, or to start a new one at Warwickshire College Jewellery, Silver & Gold
  • Fabulous work to choose from in our Makers Gallery of Jewellers, Silver & Goldsmiths
  • David Fowkes, Contemporary Jeweller and Silversmith at Thoresby Gallery
  • craft&design; is proud to be one of the 2009 British Silver Week Educational Sponsors
  • 8-15 June is British Silver Week!
  • Creation II, an insight into the mind of the modern artist-jeweller at Goldsmiths’ Hall
  • Aura, a selling exhibition of contemporary jewellery in the company of the artists
  • Books, equipment and supplies for jewellery making professionals and hobbyists
  • James Miller, The Work of a Master Goldsmith


  • Two Shows for the price of one! Previewing the Craft & Design Experience at Fawley Court
  • Traditional events from Living Heritage and contemporary shows from Oakleigh Fairs
  • New opportunities in Birmingham and Bedford
  • Busy times - The Sussex Guild at Parham and Woolfest in Cumbria
  • Visit an Open Studios event to see artists at work and buy direct from the makers
  • Looking Back at Lustre 2008
  • We have a special Reader Ticket Offer for visitors to Art in Action in July
  • Our Guide to UK Craft Fairs in May and June. Subscribers can always access details for the entire year on our website

The craft&design; Business

  • Creative Business Development Workshops, Seminars and Courses at Cockpit Arts
  • Expert tips from professional photographer, Dave Ward, on Photographing Furniture
  • Coaching, Mentoring and Creativity - how they relate to you and your business
  • �Short Circuits’, Temima Crafts exhibit as newcomers at their first trade show
  • Time to expand your market? Advice on How to organise your own Open Studios
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