The Art Workers Guild
Founded in 1880 and loosely associated with the Arts and Crafts Movement. Active members, events, craft apprenticeships, and news.
Initiative which aims to create a visual display of how much crafts matter to the people of the UK.
Showcasing contemporary craft in Scotland with a directory of makers, background information and news and events.
A working printmaker, painter and sculptor working from his studio/gallery in Llandygwydd. David produces a range of finely detailed rural landscape, livestock and market character studies capturing the everyday sights and scenes of Wales.
Davina Kirkpatrick - Artist
Works in a variety of contexts: community biased public art projects, residencies in schools, commissions and exhibitions.
The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Educational charity with a contemporary crafts centre on the fringes of Dartmoor. Includes information on exhibitions and a directory of guild members showing their work and how to contact them.
Mixed media artist working with both found and purchased media, she creates one-off hand crafted pieces inspired by the colours of the urban environment and the charm of the coast.
The Fiery Beacon Gallery
Gallery located in Cotswold town of Painswick exhibiting a range of ceramics, glass and jewellery. Changing displays focus on individual artists or themes.
Explores the 'remaking' of household objects by stitching found and recycled papers.
The Lion Gallery
Gallery in Leominster, Herefordshire, showing contemporary craftwork and fine art from the region. With details of current exhibitions and galleries of work.
Craft development agency that promotes high quality contemporary art, craft and design and inspires new audiences to engage with the art of making.
Uses pyrography and other craft techiques to decorate various wooden, leather and other items as a hobby, creating unique hand-crafted items, ideal as personalised gifts.
The Silver Duck
Charlotte Anne Duckworth makes treasurable pieces of cutlery and jewellery by bringing together silver and wood.
The Society of Designer Craftsmen
The largest and oldest multi-craft society in Britain. Explains their role and provides a list of members, exhibitions, details of their London gallery, articles on galleries and courses and workshop details.
Emma Leslie and Rhiannon Wilkey, designers and furniture makers.
Intricate beaded creatures and jewels inspired by the preciousness of wild things.
Combines watercut and laserjet cut glass, steel and enamels with fired photographic images, to make panels, constructions and installations, often site specific.
The Sussex Guild
A group of professional designers and makers of contemporary and traditional craftwork who live and work in Sussex, Kent, Surrey and Hampshire; with details of membership, events and exhibitions, workshops, and their permanent shop.
An award winning contemporary jeweller and silversmith.
Couture, knitted and crochet fine jewellery.
A range of children’s toys and gifts based on animal characters.
A designer and weaver inspired by mathematics and Fair Isle knitting.
Thomas von Nordheim
A craftsman, designer, lecturer and author on the art of tailoring, couture and fashion.
Using anodised aluminium, silver and a variety of different media, Tom transforms children’s drawings of animals into quirky wearable pieces.
Resource and magazine showcasing the best of British crafts. Includes busy community features and lots of inspiration.
Searchable database of craft workshops, training, and designer makers.
Wearable sculptures describes as ‘architectural jewellery’.
Verses 4 Cards
Collection of free to use poems, verses, wishes and quotes for greeting cards, scrapbooking, speeches, and eulogies.
Small tableware, boxes and jewellery designs based on architecture from classical Rome to contemporary structures.
London based jewellery and accessory designer making eco-friendly jewellery and body adornments.
Designs and produces painted and printed fabrics using traditional screen printing methods combined with less orthodox practices such as rotating screens and blurring images.
A textile based enterprise supporting and promoting the art of textiles and hand-made tapestry weaving.
Creates contemporary functional objects and accessories made in hand formed silver.
Worcestershire Guild of Designer Craftsmen
Group of professional designer-makers displays galleries of their work with artist contact information, details of their shop in Hartlebury, and advice on commissioning work.
Ya Wen Chou Studio
Creates 3D objects exploring different combinations of materials and colours.
Designer Yen Duong expresses her passion for design through jewellery.
York Glaziers Trust
Specialist stained glass conservation studio dedicated to the care and conservation of historic stained glass.
Creates ‘Stitch Drawings’, which she creates using a sewing machine and surface manipulation.
Award winning jewellery artist Zoe Robertson is a practice based researcher at the School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University.