Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828 - 1882)

Dante Gabriel Rossetti was a British painter and poet. He was born in London. He studied drawing with Cotman and, in 1848, with Holman Hunt. Read More →

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Philip Webb was a British architect and designer; he was born in Oxford. Between 1849-52 he trained under architect John Billing in Reading. Read More →

Newcomb Pottery

Newcomb Pottery was an American pottery that was located in New Orleans. Its artistic quality was the first and perhaps…Read More →

Oscar Onken

Oscar Onken (1858 – 1948) was an American entrepreneur. He was professionally active in Ohio. Onken was a prominent businessman and philanthropist. Impressed with the Gustav Stickley and Austrian stands at the 1904 St. Louis ‘Louisiana Purchase Exposition,’ he founded The Shop of the Crafts in Cincinnati in 1904. Read More →

Ecolle Boulle College, Paris, France

École Boulle is a college for fine arts and crafts and applied arts in Paris, France. History The École Boulle was created in 1886 and is named after the cabinetmaker André-Charles Boulle, who during the reign of Louis XIV (1643-1715), the Sun King, was commonly considered to be the preeminentRead More →

Artichoke Embroidery 1890 by William Morris

Essay The Arts and Crafts movement emerged during the late Victorian period in England, the most industrialized country in the world at that time. Anxieties about fueled a positive revaluation of handcraftsmanship and precapitalist forms of culture and society. Source: The Arts and Crafts Movement in America | Essay |Read More →

Paul Bailey Photo Meet William Morris

Elegant swirls of vines, flowers, and leaves in perfect symmetry, William Morris’ iconic patterns are instantly recognizable. Designed during the 1800s, Morris’ woodblock-printed wallpaper designs were revolutionary for their time, and can still be found all over the world, printed for furniture upholstery, curtains, ceramics, and even fashion accessories. Source:Read More →

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  Influential craftspeople and brands are wielding the power of Instagram to draw in customers. We select 10 artisan makers capturing consumers’ attention by creating moments of pause in the endless scroll – via hypnotic videos of craft processes and sensorial colour and material combinations. Source: Instagram: 10 Craft InfluencersRead More →

Wooden Stories: 3D Artworks by Mat Szulik

Polish artist Mat Szulik created this beautiful series of 3D wooden sculptures exploring an intriguing visual narrative. “I had an idea of creating a series of 3 illustrations/posters for my daughters and a baby boy’s bedroom. I knew I wanted to do something in wood as I did in myRead More →

Retro Birdhouse Camper Kit Makes the Perfect Backyard Outpost

In a charming sendup of the current camper van resurgence, Marcus Williams and Sj Stone of the Nashville-based design studio One Man, One Garage have created a set of vintage camper birdhouse kits that are the perfect backyard outpost for a family of birds. Source: Retro Birdhouse Camper Kit MakesRead More →

15 Adorable Fall Crafts To Decorate Your Home With This Season

How’s your DIY fall home decor coming along? Have you made some progress or are you out of ideas? We’ve already presented you with plenty of creative DIY ideas to decorate your home for fall but hey, there’s nothing wrong with having some more ideas on the table right? Source:Read More →

Pink Toy Castle made from Upcycled cardboard

Lately, it feels like the most first world problem in my life is too many cardboard boxes! Between moving to a new home and the convenience of online shopping (lookin’ at you, Amazon Prime!), my recycling pile can get out of control. Source: Build a Toy Castle from Upcycled CardboardRead More →

Ruby Throated Hummingbird India-based cut paper artists Nayan Shrimali and Vaishali Chudasama have set out to construct 365 miniature bird species by the end of 2018. To form each work, the pair begins by cutting feathers, beaks, and talons from layers of paper and then using watercolor to produce furtherRead More →

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