I’ve been thinking about the knowledge that a craftsman has and their relationship with material. I think it’s something that’s slowly being lost in this digital age. Through the use of material, the touch in our hands, we are able to really process the capabilities of it, not just
Designer Arati Rao founded Tantuvi in 2016 while reconnecting with her ancestral roots in India and cultivating a relationship with the long hand-loom textile traditions that reside there.
A material that’s of high interest to me is bamboo, it’s not something that I have experience with personally, but I have seen a number of craftsman use it to good effect over the years. The Japanese have been able to harness bamboo in a number of ways, it’s played a big architectural role in
Basket Maker Stephen Zeh is today's topic at hand, I've had his website bookmarked for a while and it was very kind of Stephen to personally send over some imagery. I love connecting with new creatives and makers, it's very satisfactory to actually speak to the person and get an insight into their w