Archived since March/April 1973
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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.

Latest Issue

Our July/August edition proposes new ways of thinking about production, provenance and place.

A group of innovative craftspeople tell us how they are repurposing food waste, three architectural projects demonstrate how vernacular techniques can have surprising results, and the duo behind east London-based jewellery brand Tatty Devine divulge the secrets of their success.

Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos, who has just completed a swimming pool installation in Edinburgh, champions the value of cross-cultural exchange – a sentiment echoed by the founders of Pondicherry Pottery in southern India, while our columnist Glenn Adamson discovers jewellery makers designing work for the digital sphere only.

Elsewhere, metalsmith Adi Toch interprets the chatter of materials, and we give the new wave of craft podcasts a hearing.

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  • First Issue: March/April 1973
  • Latest Issue: July/August 2019
  • Issue Count: 281
  • Page Count: 27,836
  • Published: Bi-monthly
  • ISSN: 2514-393X

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