Pleating Polyester

Pleating Polyester

A study in working with design for sustainability Article by Charlotte Hansen – Design School Kolding, Denmark All photos are taken by Charlotte Hansen The project “A study of pleating polyester” has been developed during the course Material...
Transferring Oil Beauty into Porcelain

Transferring Oil Beauty into Porcelain

Image: Ocean Viking, Commemorative plates in porcelain made by Gunhild Vatn, OsloMet. Photo: Susann Jamtøy Craft with its ambiguous character can combine the conceptual potential in arts, and the pragmatic function of a design object. By Gunhild Vatn and Arild Berg,...
Form

Form

Designmade in Carlow FORM is a creative craft cluster made up of designers and crafts people living and working in the Carlow area. It was developed by the Local Enterprise Office (LEO) Carlow and supported by the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland. Collectively the...
Studying historic glaze recipes at VICARTE

Studying historic glaze recipes at VICARTE

Article by Susana Coentro – VICARTE In his Discours Admirables (1580), the French potter Bernard Palissy (c. 1510 – c. 1589) presents us with a debate between two characters – Practique (Practice) and Théorique (Theory) – in which the latter tries to convince...