Nadine Sterk and Lonny van Ryswyck make up Atelier NL, a studio based in the Netherlands. Their work often focuses on heritage and origins in order to create something new.

You can see their self knitting lampshade along with 15 other international makers at our exhibition States of Play from 7 July -24 September at Humber Street Gallery as part of Hull UK City of Culture 2017.

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To celebrate today's MuseumWeek theme of stories, here's 'Their Finest Hour' by Stephen Dixon from our Collection. #StoriesMW

"I made the piece in 2004, following the Iraq war, the ironic title plays on Churchill's famous Battle of Britain speech, which I paraphrased (in anger at the Labour government comparing the Iraq war of 2003 to WWII in the subsequent UK election campaign). As to the...
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Stop by St Pancras and see the mesmerising monumental mechanical work, The Interpretation of Movement (a 9.8 in blue), 2017, by Royal Academician Conrad Shaw for Terrace Wires, the station's public commissioning programme for new artwork by leading artists.
Stop by St Pancras and see the mesmerising monumental mechanical work The
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To celebrate today's #MuseumWeek theme of #music we want to share the brilliant Polyphony by Studio Weave. Now in our Collection it was one of seven pieces commissioned for our ‘Sound Matters’ exhibition curated by Professor David Toop.

It is made from repeated elements of equal size. Each ‘auricle’ is a unit custom-made from spun metal by fabricator AB3 Workshops. The final instrument has a...
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To celebrate today's MuseumWeek theme of food we want to share this beautiful cutlery set by Gunilla Treen which was commissioned by the Crafts Advisory Committee (now the Crafts Council) for its Collection in 1974. Sterling silver and gold, with ivory handles, each piece has its own photoetched illustration – including fish, apples, cherries and peas. #MuseumWeek
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States of Play is a new Crafts Council UK exhibition for Hull UK City of Culture 2017 which shows how play shapes our lives and the world around us. The exhibition is free from 7 July - 24 September and will be held at Humber Street Gallery in Hull.

Work by sixteen UK and international makers and designers turn upside down the idea that play is the preserve of children. Instead it is revealed...
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States of Play is a new Crafts Council UK exhibition for Hull

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Discover work by 16 UK and international makers and designers that look at how playfulness shapes our lives in our upcoming exhibition. States of Play launches Hull UK City of Culture 2017's Season Three: Freedom, at the new Humber Street Gallery from 7 July - 24 September [ Bit.ly Link ]
Discover work by 16 UK and international makers and designers that look
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Interested in sustainability and maker practice? The deadline for abstracts for Making Futures by Plymouth College of Art - PCA is 19 Jun, apply now: [ Plymouthart.ac.uk Link ]
Interested in sustainability and maker practice The deadline for abstracts for Making

Deadline for Making Futures extended to Monday 19 June — News — Latest — Plymouth College of Art

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Our Directory Maker of the Week is Paul Wearing Ceramics who won a funding award from Arts Council Wales and is currently exhibiting a twenty-one body of work at The Albany Gallery in Cardiff.

"The vessel is a great symbol of civilisation and echoes the man-made and structural environment in which we live. In contrast to this, naturally occurring textures found within urban and rural...
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Our Directory Maker of the Week is Paul Wearing Ceramics who won

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From Lord of the Flies inspired chainmail, to re-purposed kites and bespoke kilts. Here's our highlights of London Fashion Week Men's SS18 [ Bit.ly Link ]
From Lord of the Flies inspired chainmail to repurposed kites and bespoke

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‘There is no point making work like someone else’s, you should strive to make work that is your own - innovate don’t imitate. Don’t be afraid to have happy accidents and spend time playing with materials, as this is when you discover something truly unique…’ Jennifer Collier

From weaving with orange peel to finding inspiration in literature, we talk to paper and textile maker Jennifer...
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Speaker's Corner: Jennifer Collier, Paper and Textiles Artist - Crafts Council

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SOFA London will be making a welcome return to @olympiaartandantiques from 27 June - 2 July. A version of the critically acclaimed Chicago show, The Sculptural Objects Functional Art and Design Fair (SOFA) will be in an area dedicated to three-dimensional art and design and is sure to make a big impact. Here is a taster of what's on offer.
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We're looking for makers to plan and deliver workshops with students as part of our Make Your Future programme.

Make Your Future is a hands-on programme that connects traditional craft with digital technologies. The project brings together Higher Education Institutions, cultural partners, secondary schools, and makers to reignite a passion for making in schools and shine a light on craft as a...
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Steel Sculptor Rick Kirby is presenting his 'Face to Face' exhibition at Bath Contemporary
Steel Sculptor Rick Kirby is presenting his 'Face to Face' exhibition at Bath Contemporary

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What a lovely combination - #CCDirectory maker Hilary Mayo Ceramics showing The New Craftsman Gallery in St Ives [ Bit.ly Link ]
What a lovely combination CCDirectory maker Hilary Mayo Ceramics showing The New

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Michael Eden's Wedgwood and Wouldn't is now on at The Bowes Museum [ Bit.ly Link ]
Michael Eden's Wedgwood and Wouldn't is now on at The Bowes Museum
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Grayson Perry’s Remain and Leave pots are now on show in 'The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever' at the Serpentine Galleries
Grayson Perrys Remain and Leave pots are now on show in The

Grayson Perry: The Most Popular Art Exhibition Ever!

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Fancy showing your work in Miami? We're looking for a new group of makers to take over this December as part of Crafts Council and The New Craftsmen programme A Future Made

**Last chance to apply** Applications close midnight on Sunday 11 June
Fancy showing your work in Miami Were looking for a new group

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