Read craft news from Scotland and around the world, features on craft people, places and projects, and updates from the Craft Scotland team.
As a poignant commemoration of the outbreak of the First World War in August 1914, Edinburgh-based based maker of violins, violas and cellos, Steve Burnett, has crafted a violin that resonates – not just with an exceptional warmth and depth of tone but with literary and historical associations that reach back over the century.
Can't make it to Edinburgh this August? Fear not, we have added a selection of Summer Show picks to our online collection on CultureLabel.com.
A ceremonial mace, designed and made by jewellery and silversmithing students from Edinburgh College of Art, is to be presented to McGill University during their graduation ceremony in Montreal, Canada.
Our new collection is now available on CultureLabel.com. Many pieces are available through the Own Art scheme, making it more affordable than ever to start or build on your own unique collection of craft.
Glasgow based furniture designer John Galvin handcrafted The Virgin Money Endeavour Trophy held by Prince Harry upon reaching the South Pole.
A shortlist of just 30 has been selected from a record entry of 318 British projects in the Wood Awards 2013, the UK’s premier award scheme celebrating excellence in design in wood.
The Tormore Forest in Skye is the centre of a new project involving the making of statement jewellery by local residents with jeweller Heather McDermott.
Nancy Elizabeth Fuller makes wood-fired ceramics in rural Aberdeenshire using locally sourced wood, and employs processes and techniques she learned in Japan.
In Janet Archer’s first public appearance since starting in her role as Chief Executive of Scotland’s arts funding body earlier this month, she showed her support for craft makers by wearing a bangle and necklace by Christina Hirst.
The Scottish Furniture Makers Association (SFMA) has released a new makers directory.
A handmade suite of stacking chairs by Method Studio is in its new home in the prestigious Mackintosh Room at Glasgow School of Art.
Our series celebrating the Year of Natural Scotland continues with a look at craft in the beautiful surroundings of the Falls of Clyde.
As part of our series celebrating the Year of Natural Scotland, we take a closer look at West Moss Side.
Charles Rennie Mackintosh and Margaret MacDonald Mackintosh were leading designers and makers of the Arts and Crafts movement in Scotland and have since become household names throughout Europe.
The Orkney Chair is a type of wooden seat with a high back made from straw which has been made in Orkney since the 1700s.
In woodworking, veneer refers to thin slices of wood that are glued on to the surface of furniture, cabinets and other wooden items.
Turning is a form of woodworking that uses a lathe to move a piece of wood while a stationary tool is used to cut and shape it.
In basic terms, joinery is the attaching together of two pieces of wood to form a joint.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh hosts an exhibition of craft and art made from a single oak.
Meet Angus Ross, a Scottish maker of furniture and public art, based in Aberfeldy.