An online gallery dedicated to exploring
contemporary craft themes.
A series of innovative exhibitions look closely
at objects and practice. Some start with the
Crafts Council Collection and all engage with
current developments in craft.
A place where objects are displayed in new
ways and opinion is shared – visit the
exhibitions to join the conversation.
Weave Waves brings together sound
artist Scanner and textile designer
Ismini Samanidou. They are
exploring sound, geography and
mapping, and how this data relates
to textile-weave structures and
Chosen from a long-list of 100 UK
artists and designers invited to tender
by the London 2012 Organising Committee,
jewellers David Watkins and Lin Cheung
have created unique designs for the
London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic medals.
Celebrating 40 years of the Crafts
Council Collection, 40:40 –
forty objects for forty years
pilots a new approach to
a dynamic online archive. The
exhibition features 40 works
from the Collection, each
selected by an invited
commentator. Visit the
exhibition to explore the
objects, along with previously
unseen archive material and
newly commissioned responses.