Crafts 261, the Summer Issue is here, and it’s the first-ever edition with souvenir, split-run covers.
‘In true summer holiday spirit, we travel from the Netherlands to Berlin by way of Milan this issue, Crafts 261.
Our cover stars, the Dutch design duo Studio Job, welcome us into the mad house to show us how they’ve reinvented the decorative arts for contemporary collectors. We visit the Berlin workshop of furniture project Cucula to learn about how it’s helping refugees to forge a future in the city. Ceramist Chris Keenan tells us how his career in clay all started with a Ronseal ad and bespoke shoemakers Carréducker introduce us to their fresh take on a classic British boot…
Plus, architect and critic Sam Jacob reflects on the craft of copying, our editor Grant Gibson rounds up Milan design week and textile artist Rita Parniczky tells Katie Treggiden about the inspiration behind her semi-translucent tapestries.’