Making it in the city
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9 May 2017
Voices from London Craft Week including its founder and chairman Guy Salter, British designer Jonathan Anderson and Barbara Geary Truan, secretary general of The Michelangelo Foundation. Plus, a report from Singapore’s Art Book Fair.
9 May 2017
Since Britain’s Jonathan Anderson became creative director of Spanish luxury label Loewe, craft has been creeping into the brand’s conversation. He spoke to our design editor Nolan Giles at an event displaying a selection of items from Loewe’s ‘This is Home’ collection at London’s iconic department store Liberty.
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Guy Salter, the founder and chairman of London Craft Week, talks about an event at a show organised by The Michelangelo Foundation. Plus, the foundation’s secretary general discusses its work to promote craftsmanship.
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Now in its fourth year, the Singapore Art Book Fair has become a petri dish for the nation’s small art and design scene. Its organisers – the team behind cult favourite independent bookshop BooksActually – are noticing the birth of a new generation of makers and designers ready to give the region’s industry a much-needed shot in the arm.
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