The Knife Maker From Made by Hand

The Knife Maker From Made by Hand

The good folks over at Made by Hand have been out creating again, bringing us their second short film tonight which involves Joel Bukiewicz a Knife Maker based in Brooklyn. Aspiring to be a writer, Joel stumbled across the art of bespoke knife making while drowning his sorrows in a sea of creative projects. Although this is something Joel fell into in some respects we hear how he realised the potential in …

Power of Making by Victoria and Albert Museum

Power of Making by Victoria and Albert Museum

Since words like craftsmanship, tradition, handmade and skill are thrown around a lot in this day and age, the Victoria and Albert Museum decided to investigate what all of this actually means. The exhibition ‘Power of Making’ is presenting a selection of more than 100 crafted objects by amateurs and leading makers alike. Ranging from a life-size crochet bear to a ceramic eye patch, a fine metal flute to dry …

Furniture by Jason Lewis

Furniture by Jason Lewis

Chicago-based designer/maker Jason Lewis creates these beautiful pieces of furniture in his studio, which includes seating, tables, storage units, and other customs items. From what I’ve read up Jason worked as an apprentice to Bauhaus guru Berthold Schwaiger, who’s an award-winning furniture master craftsman. Schwaiger unfortunately passed away in 2006, but he will be forever known for his complex engineering …

Joe White, Guitar Maker by Philip James

Joe White, Guitar Maker by Philip James

We love seeing objects being made, I think there’s something quite enticing about seeing block materials transformed into a new form, particularly if it’s wooden. Joe White who is based in Aldershot here in England humbly works with wood each day crafting bespoke handmade guitars, that really are a beauty to behold. It’s always inspiring to come across creative people who are in absolute love with what they do, not for …

Made by Hand Film Series Teaser

Made by Hand Film Series Teaser

I found this new teaser for a project starting soon titled Made by Hand, a short film series that looks to celebrate the people who make things by hand – sustainably, locally, and with a love for their craft. This trailer found below showcases Breuckelen Distilling, an artisan distillery located in Brooklyn, New York. They make gin from organic New York grains entirely from within their Brooklyn location. Even though …