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May/June 2011

craft&design issue 215, May/June 2011 Ethical jewellery, rings by Christian Cheesman, CRED Gold and silver work by Karen Faulkner-Dunkley, KFD Jewellery Enamelled jewellery by designer maker Jane Moore Metalwork sculpture by Junko Mori, showing at Collect, London Leaf Bowls by Silversmith and Jeweller, Louise Chesshire Glass by Peter Layton, London Glassblowing Studio Textiles by Sarah Charmain, exhibiting with Living Crafts Ceramic bowls by Sue Sharp for National Ceramic Week

Front Cover Feature

  • An Inspirational Choice: London Glassblowing Studio hosts the Craft and Design Month Launch Exhibition, with craft&design magazine

Craft and Design Month May 2011...

  • The Craft and Design Month Launch Exhibition
  • John Maltby and Breon O’Casey at The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
  • Pyramid Gallery, York + Cambridge Contemporary Crafts
  • Living Crafts - Art, Design and Innovation at Hatfi eld House
  • Elizabeth Bradley Tapestry Kits + Hali Baykov Enamelling + The Chapel Gallery, Ormskirk
  • Living Crafts - Art, Design & A Taste of Summer at Blenheim Palace
  • Collect + The Guild of Enamellers
  • ICHF - The Weald of Kent Craft Show
  • The Sussex Guild + Creativity in Clerkenwell
  • Craft in Focus at RHS Garden Wisley
  • Romor Exhibitions - Craft and Design at The Wrest Park Garden Show
  • Welcoming visitors to Moorcroft + Covent Garden
  • Artists at The Ruskin Glass Centre
  • The Platform Gallery, Glass Engravers in York, The National Glass Fair
  • Support your local designer makers, here’s what some of them are doing in May

...incorporating National Ceramics Week

  • Geoff & Chris Cox explain more
  • Ceramics at Charnwood + Stamford Art Centre + Lancashire Open Studios
  • Earthworks at Arkwright’s Mill + Open Studios in the East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Northern Clay - A Mad Potters’ Tea Party in Newcastle
  • Potclays and Potterycrafts
  • Celebrating Ceramics with Pollie & Garry Uttley + Wyn Abbot

Students & Graduates

  • Textile Artists’ Residency at Farfield Mill


  • The craft&design Selected Award Winners Exhibition at The Ferrers Gallery
  • Makers Gallery, a showcase of British crafts
  • A new Guild Gallery opens in Lancashire
  • Our annual Guide to UK Craft Galleries
  • Gallery exhibitions - support British crafts!

Jewellery & Precious Metal

  • Jane Moore, designer maker of enamelled jewellery, talks about her Journey into Crafts
  • Judith Brown’s intricate and unusual jewellery
  • Louise Chesshire, Silversmith and Jeweller
  • Louise Walker Designer Silversmith + Cookson Precious Metals
  • Greg Valerio, Campaigner for Ethical Jewellery
  • Courses at Birmingham School of Jewellery + Award Winning Jewellery by Genna Delaney
  • The Jewellery & Precious Metal Makers Gallery six pages of stunning work to tempt you


  • Dashboard Data? Pete explains all!
  • ACID asks - Is Imitation Flattery?


  • Emerging Designers at Blenheim Palace
  • Art in Action, a vibrant festival of international art, craft and design
  • Show Case - The Shrewsbury Flower Show + Earth & Fire at Rufford + ACF Craft Fairs
  • Open Studios & Art Trails across the nation
  • Where&When - craft fairs in May and June

There’s more...

  • Face of Crafts: Ally Thorne, Curator of the craft&design Selected Award Winners Exhibition at The Ferrers Gallery
  • Janine Partington’s Diary of a Craftworker
  • Crafts News for Craftspeople
  • Fundraising for Japan
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craft&design Best Newcomer Award at BCTF

Congratulations to Charlotte Wilkinson! We'll tell you more about Charlotte and her spectacular glass in our May issue of craft&design Online!

craft&design Highly Commended Newcomer Award at BCTF


We were delighted to present our Highly Commended Newcomer Award to Rouaida Boullier ROUAIDA.COM for her highly original range of jewellery. Find out more in our May issue of craft&design Online!

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