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Crafts is the world's leading magazine devoted to making.

Published six times a year by the Crafts Council UK, Crafts offers the latest news, reviews and opinion, alongside a selection of in-depth features, challenging essays and critical debate from the best writers in the business. Crafts champions high-quality contemporary craft practice nationally and internationally, as well as its impact on social, economic and cultural life.

The complete digital archive includes every issue of Crafts since 1973, providing readers with an unparalleled history of making; an essential resource for students, academics, researchers or anyone with an interest in craft.

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Inside, a lesson in leather from leading designer Bill Amberg as he completes two major projects at the RA and Westminster Abbey; Stephen Knott on the tangled relationship between craft and time in our speeded-up digital age; and studio visits with two of the country’s leading contemporary makers, ceramist Akiko Hirai and tapestry weaver Caron Penney.

Plus, Glenn Adamson on how US potter Roberto Lugo is bridging cultural gaps; Corita Kent, The Art of Glass, Studio Drift and Fashioned from Nature reviewed; Madeleine Bessborough on why she always listens to the young and Tanya Harrod on telling a secret story of craft.

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Crafts is the world's leading magazine devoted to making.

Published six times a year by the Crafts Council UK, Crafts offers the latest news, reviews and opinion, alongside a selection of in-depth features, challenging essays and critical debate from the best writers in the business. Crafts champions high-quality contemporary craft practice nationally and internationally, as well as its impact on social, economic and cultural life.

The complete digital archive includes every issue of Crafts since 1973, providing readers with an unparalleled history of making; an essential resource for students, academics, researchers or anyone with an interest in craft.

  • First Issue: March/April 1973
  • Latest Issue: July/August 2018
  • Issue Count: 275
  • Page Count: 27,224
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2514-393X

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