“Traditionally, furniture was not used in the Kashmiri way of life. Over the years, the colonial furniture that was introduced by the British to the area lost its Kashmiri identity, which only reflected in the motifs carved by the l…Read More
“Traditionally, furniture was not used in the Kashmiri way of life. Over the years, the colonial furniture that was introduced by the British to the area lost its Kashmiri identity, which only reflected in the motifs carved by the local craftsmen. The winding research about the walnut wood furniture led Sandeep Sangaru to the rich histories of t…Read More
“The design exhibition focuses on Danish practitioners working at the frontier of new fabrication technologies, while carrying forward the materials and processes of traditional craft.
It aims to showcase the explorative and experimental design happening at the junction of art, craft, architecture and technology.”
The plastic artist Jérémy Gobé has collaborated with the French national furniture manufacturers to produce biomimetic lace inspired by coral. The lace will be the basis of artistic and scientific projects in order to de…Read More
« The dividing line between fine art and craft has been unraveling for decades. Once closely guarded by art historians, curators, and critics—who, as the scholar Terry Smith once put it, typically dismissed craft as “intimately associated with the hand, touch,” while associ…Read More
The craftsmanship of mechanical watchmaking and art mechanics has been added to UNESCO’s List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. UNESCO said that as well as serving an economic function, the skills have also shaped the architecture, urban landscape and everyday social reality of the regions concerned.
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