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 →

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 →