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Past, present and future craft practice

Past, present and future craft practice

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Original languageEnglish
Place of publicationEdinburgh
PublisherNMS Enterprises Ltd
Publication date2010
Number of pages154
ISBN (Print)9781905267507
StatePublished

Abstract

In some ways you can think of this book as an introduction to craft research - a new form of craft practice - with an alternative approach to developing craft and its economy in the twenty-first century. It is based on a five-year research project conducted under the framework of a succesful grant application by the editors to the Arts and Humanities Research Council (2004), which posed the following question: Is there a future role for craft? It is also based on our work as craft practitioners; Louise's as a textile designer with 15 years experience in applying her design thinking across a spectrum of creative and management activities and, Georgina's work as an enameller specialising in plique-à-jour for over 30 years.

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