Glazed and confused
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We visit a show at Central Saint Martins that shines a light on ceramics design. Plus, a visit to a Portuguese rug atelier who is fusing traditional techniques with a contemporary aesthetic, and a conversation with photographer Paul Barbera about his new book documenting the workspaces of some of the biggest creative talents in Japan.
7 February 2017
Much has been made about the comeback of Portugal’s textile factories but a lot of the revived industry goes to producing generic regional products to meet the demands of tourists. The atelier of Gur, a rug factory in the country’s north, does things differently. Syma Tariq reports.
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