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Issue 246 - July/August 2016

craft&design Magazine issue 246, July/August 2016Nichola Hanman page 8John Leach page 16Jillian Riley page 20Laura Crosland page 24David Mayne page 40Anthony Scala page 58

2016 Selected Maker Awards

  • Just in case the news hasn't yet reached you here are this year's winners!

On the Cover

  • Nichola Hanman, winner of the craft&design Prize at Potfest in the Pens 2015

Designer Makers

  • John Leach: A family tradition
  • Jillian Riley: Apothecaries and Ravens
  • Laura Crosland: Success in the Making
  • David Mayne: Sculptures large and small
  • Anthony Scala: Intriguing glass art
  • Emilia Ellen: Finding her way through her art

Makers Gallery

  • Ceramics and all things clay!
  • Bowls & Boxes, Sculpture & Shoes.. Wood and Metal work in all shapes and sizes
  • Glass, Jewellery, Textiles and more!


  • Summer exhibitions of Glass and Jewellery
  • Silver in London, Engravings in Devon, Ceramics in Leeds, and fingers crossed in York!
  • Pop into a gallery near you for that special gift


  • Fancy Weaving the World? Or possibly Print Making?
  • Crafts & Design specialist courses at UCA
  • Creative courses & workshops for the Summer


  • Elizabeth White shares her experiences of self-publishing
  • Our Business Editor Pete Mosley encourages you to "Go out and be curious"


  • The Potfest Potters' Competition
  • Ceramic Wales: an exciting new ceramics art show
  • Art in Clay in August
  • Shaped from the Earth: Sheffield Ceramics
  • Ceramics are coming to Southwell
  • New Designers 2016 including One Year On
  • Celebration of Craftsmanship and Design with a new Award sponsored by craft&design
  • Craft Fairs & Shows to visit in July and August

Craft Supplies

  • Our guide for artists and designer makers

There's more...

  • Upcoming exhibitions of fine craftsmanship
  • Doug Fitch writes his latest Diary post, aided by his 'disinterested assistant' - ahh!
  • A stunning Summer exhibition plus... a new place for creatives to stay
  • Interested in working with wood?
  • Tea anyone? Claire Lowe's award winning jewellery, plus Designer Crafts on the Mall
  • Change and Continuity: Bruntnell Astley at the White House Cone Glass Museum
  • All about Textiles: Royal School of Needlework, Handweavers & Kaffe Fassett
  • Valentine Clays: A Celebration of Ceramics in the heart of the Potteries
  • Educlaytion: The Potclays Mission
  • BCTF Harrogate... and it's BCTF London next!
  • Inspired By... The V&A... The Exhibition
  • Making and the Art of Education, Stephen Prendergast talks to Professor Andrew Brewerton
  • Gold meets Gold!

Show Preview

  • Our exclusive Art in Action Preview - the 40th and the final one, so not to be missed!
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Congratulations to all our 2016 Selected Maker Award Winners, and especially to Jennifer Collier our craft&design Selected Maker of the Year 2016! Read about them all in our Sept/Oct magazine, on sale 25 August

Timothy Hawkins  

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