Adele Retter Glass
Glass artist and her practice includes conceptual sculptural pieces, as well as architectural and site-specific installations.
Ali Tomlin Ceramics
Works in porcelain, creating individual, contemporary pieces using scored lines and texture, bold colour and spontaneous marks.
Designs and makes handknitted garments using the flexible structure of knitting and the way different stitch combinations shape the fabric.
Mosaic menagerie of birds and other creatures, hand made using stained glass in a kaleidoscope of colours, jewel-like millefiori and patterned ceramic pieces intricately cut and constructed.
Amanda works from her studio creating sculptures of birds, animals, trees, flowers and people using a mixture of papier mache', wire, found objects and vintage fabrics.
Gallery of Angela Mellor’s contemporary bone china, with biography and contacts.
The Art Workers Guild
Founded in 1880 and loosely associated with the Arts and Crafts Movement. Active members, events, craft apprenticeships, and news.
Belladonna & Roses
Provides hand-made, embroidered and embellished bespoke corsetry and gowns.
An artist/designer maker, creating intricate jewellery with a punk influence and some floral work cast directly from natural objects such as bones, insects and seed pods.
Birgitte Bruun Jewellery
Contemporary designs with contrasting texturescreated by working the silver or incorporatingsemi-precious stones.
Lynne Hutchinson produces decorative and functional ceramics, using a range of techniques.
Cari & Carl
Knitwear studio hand-crafting sculptural accessories in the UK. Designed and crafted by Cari Morton.
Works predominantly in silver and semi-precious stones, although she has produced bespoke gold pieces to commission.
Cathryn Shilling Glass
Makes glass cloth pieces from fine threads of glass of no more than a few millimetres wide.
Textile designer and artist presents exhibition work, experimental work, commissions, and scarves.
A Spanish jewellery designer/maker based in London.
Makes stoneware pottery, each piece being the result of one off or small batch production.
A handloom weaver based in Saltaire in West Yorkshire, weaving traditional craft with modern design.
Claire Cotterill Mosaics
A fine art mosaist designing and producing mosaic installations to commission in residential, public and educational environments.
Contemporary ceramic wall panels, fine art collagraphs and mixed media monoprints.
Clare creates limited edition and one-off pieces using old postcards featuring handwriting, sourced along with stamps, maps, and photographs.
Home to two makers, Andy Coates RPT, a contemporary woodturner, and John Wilson, a stained and fused glass maker and restorer.
Supports and promotes talented designer-makers from all backgrounds through all stages of their career.
Disciplines include: textiles, in the form of woven tapestry, collage, printmaking and a return to object making.
Traditional and contemporary craft courses and workshops in the UK.
Initiative which aims to create a visual display of how much crafts matter to the people of the UK.
National development agency for crafts in the UK offers a crafts directory and magazine, plus information about its crafts collection available for loan. Also showcases new craft talent from the UK.
Showcasing contemporary craft in Scotland with a directory of makers, background information and news and events.
Curly Girly Crafts
Specialises in teaching a variety of crafts to individuals and groups. Specialities include Enamelling and Encaustic Art.
Dani Crompton Designs
Handmade mixed media jewellery and decorative home accessories in fine beading, and paper.
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.
A ceramic artist who creates beautifully intricate work for both large-scale art installations as well as collectable objets d’arts.
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.
Disa Allsopp Jewellery
Disa Allsopp designs and makes precious jewellery and exhibits internationally as well as in the UK.
Ceramic artist based in East Sussex, her current work includes hand-built objects and thrown vessels in porcelain, terracotta and mixed-media.
Creates jewellery characterised by sculptural forms and richly textured surfaces.
Eleanor Christine Jewellery
Designs and creates bold, edgy, sculptural jewellery working with silver and gold, often with the inclusion of unique stones sourced from around the globe.
An artist working with textiles, based in her home studio in rural Suffolk.
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.
Contemporary jeweller working mainly with wood, laminate and silver.
Silk-screen printed clothing inspired by active lifestyles and nature.
Award winning British headwear designer.
Erica designs and hand crafts unique, fine jewellery from a wide range of precious metals and gemstones.
Essex Craft Society
Group of artists who support each other and promote high standards of design and craftsmanship in the County, includes gallery of work and news of events.
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.
Fiona & Alec Peever
Artists specialising in sculpture and letter carving. Their contemporary designs are hand carved in stone and cast in bronze using traditional craft skills.
Handbuilt sculptural ceramic vessels, with layered surface imagery.
Maria Whetman is a jewellery-artist, designer-maker and educator.
From Brighton With Love
Sally Evans designs and makes knitted home accessories in colours inspired by Brighton and the surrounding area.
Ceramic artist creating individual handbuilt ceramics.
Designers and manufacturers of decorative and architectural glass.
Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen
Guild promoting contemporary crafts shows membership list with a display of work and contact details, the guild's gallery in Painswick, courses by members, and educational films.
Great Northern Events NW Ltd
Not-for-profit organisation that aims to champion contemporary craft in the North, and give designer makers a platform to promote and sell their work and engage and develop new audiences of buyers and collectors.
Guild of Craft Soap & Toiletry Makers
Works to raise awareness of the legislative standards for craft soap and toiletry products, and to maintain a register of members. Includes details of membership and a listing, resources, and contacts.
Guild of Herefordshire Craftsmen
Group of skilled artists and craft workers who earn a living by their craft and live or work in and around the beautiful county of Herefordshire. Gallery, members, and events.
Designs and makes a wide range of women’s jewellery, in silvers and golds.
Specialises in paper engineering. Along with working on freelance design projects for publishing and media companies, Hannah has a range of brightly coloured pop-up cards appropriate for all occasions.
Designer-maker who specialises in textiles. Her work crosses the boundaries of art jewellery, avant-garde fashion accessories and sustainable design.
Hazel Feeney Ceramics and Bronzes
Creates ceramic sculptures, vessels and bowls and inspired by the human form and explores the spaces, shapes and curves in her sculptures.
Produces unique items of silversmithing and ranges of jewellery for both men and women.
Helena Rudkin Jewellery
Designs based on a contemporary jewellery approach, using traditional metalwork techniques.
Heritage Crafts Association (HCA)
Advocacy body for traditional heritage crafts, uniting craftspeople, groups, societies and guilds. Includes blogs, videos, map of craftspeople and upcoming events.
A designer and maker of unusual sculptural fountains, mainly based on slender plant and tree shapes.
A woodworker making furniture and related artefacts, to his own design.
Organise craft, cake, design, textile, sewing and hobbycraft shows across the UK.
Designers and letter carvers specialising in architectural inscriptions, memorials and word sculpture.
Artists Victoria Govan and Richard Warner, draw inspiration from the natural world, producing organiform sculptures for the interior and exterior.
Matthew Corbishley, specialist in bespoke cabinet making and woodturning.
Creates waistcoats, hand sewn hexagon patchwork, and denim art.
An artist and papermaker based in London and South East England.
A designer-maker based in Bristol combining the traditional craft of enamelling with fresh, clean, contemporary design.
Designs and makes contemporary handwoven tapestries.
Devon-based Jenny Ayrton captures miniature wonderlands in molten glass.
Colourful vibrant and tactile jewellery made from silicone and precious metals.
Jeremy Turner Woodcarver
Maker of carved bowls and dishes, carver of house signs, builder of carved and constructed sculptural furniture.
Fine jeweller and specialist of Micro Pave diamond setting.
Designs and makes ceramic pieces inspired by the characteristics and forms of metal tins through vitrified porcelain.
Jo Clarke Designs
Woven vessels, handwoven cloth, digitally printed fabrics and handpainted silk.
Cutting edge fashion designer crossing boundaries of art, sculpture and product. Her work is predominately hand craft process with aspects of machine engineering.
Jo Cranston Textiles
Designs knitted accessories and interior textiles, using merino lamb’s wool, slightly felted to produce a luxurious yet functional fabric.
Jo Hayes Ward
Award winning jewellery featuring a filigree of shimmering cubes.
Creates porcelain gifts, wedding favours and Christmas decorations, and commissioned mosaic.
Jo Keogh Ceramics
Working primarily in ceramics Jo Keogh has an interest in found objects and specialises in experimental glazes that incorporate everyday materials.
Jo Mitchell Glass
Joanne’s practice ranges from glass design for industry, commission pieces for corporate and domestic interiors, to her sculptural glass art.
A contemporary jewellery designer who derives her inspiration from modern urban culture and tribal decoration techniques such as tattooing and body adornment.
An artist and designer who specialises in the creation of site specific mosaic artworks for domestic and public spaces.
Furniture designer making unique museum-quality pieces of furniture.
Installation artist and textile designer.
Creates ceramic work, often taking the form of social comment and frequently using historical models as reference or mixed with contemporary influences, subverting familiar forms to represent something other than their intended design and function.
Designs and makes etched metal bowls and jewellery.
Kate Holland Books
A multi award winning bookbinder, specialising in contemporary fine bindings to commission or for exhibition.
Creates black and white ceramic sculptures described as three dimensional drawings.
A multi disciplinary textile designer, printer and maker.
Kelly Munro Jewellery
Creates contemporary wooden and silver jewellery inspired by her coastal hometown in the far North of Scotland.
Kelvin J Birk
Creator of contemporary jewellery and objects in precious metals and gemstones.
Ceramicist exploring sensory/experiential objects and spaces, materiality, large scale works and gardens.
Professional restorer of antique furniture and woven pieces and creates unique freeform pieces using nature as inspiration.
L. J. Birdcarving
Specialises in waders and sea birds which are mounted on locally sourced driftwood but pieces range from albatross to wrens.
Specialist in carving and gilding and creating bespoke picture frames and mirrors.
Creates intricate, feminine jewellery inspired by the Middle East and Spain.
Hand carved porcelain is joined together with turned, burnt wood to create a series of vessels.
Organic jewellery created using the ancient technique of hand carved wax.
Potter and ceramic artist creating porcelain agateware.
Hand built ceramics using methods such as coiling, pinching and slab building.
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.
Makes kiln-formed glass wall pieces, sculptural objects and vessels.
Creates minimal but expressive studio ceramic pieces mostly executed in porcelain.
Scottish ceramicist Lorraine Robson makes thought-provoking works that pay homage to ancient and primitive skills, while embracing contemporary influences.
Fiona Dix creates, learns and shares art textiles on a small Scottish island.
Ceramic artist inspired by historical subjects, processes and artefacts to create conceptual pieces with a modern edge.
Lucy Jade Sylvester
Jewellery in silver and gold inspired by a love of the British countryside.
Colourful custom-made jewellery inspired by modernist design.
Creates kilnformed glass homeware, lighting, jewellery and sculpture.
Lynwood Carvers and Gilders
A traditional workshop in Eskdalemuir, specialising in carving and gilding, to create fresh designs and traditional pieces. Includes information about their services, processes, and a gallery of their work.
A designer-maker creating bespoke hand-crafted glass finishes for interiors.
A contemporary studio jeweller and silversmith.
Self-taught textile artist working predominately with wool fibres.
Matt Nicholls Designs
A design and make studio dedicated to producing fresh and contemporary products as well as individual commissions for the home and retail environment.
An explosive mix of colour and form to create unpredictable works of wearable art.
Makes functional textiles and artworks which explore the interplay of screen printed colour, form, and pattern, with embroidered marks and textures.
Maya crafts timeless pieces of jewellery that are both understated yet compelling in their delicate lines and textural detailing.
Uses pewter sheet in most of her work, making tableware and sculptural reliefs that enter the interior design market.
Creates jewellery entirely by hand using polymer and a process based on the Japanese metal working technique "mokume gane".
Creates handmade metal artefacts using traditional silversmithing techniques such as hammer raising and forging.
A textile designer, making scarves from Italian or Scottish wool. Also makes blankets, hot water bottle covers and teddy bears.
An acclaimed British contemporary jewellery designer maker producing innovative and progressive collectionsin precious metals and gemstones.
An established printed textile artist and designer, who works from her studio in South London.
Makes hand-stitched textile urban birds and animals, ranging from exhibition work that may also incorporate mixed media to smaller, more spontaneous pieces inspired by toys.
Contemporary glass engraver making original art for exhibitions, galleries and collections.
An artist specialising in the traditional Moroccan art of painting on wood known as Zouaq.
Silversmith using hand raising techniques to create fluid sculptural forms.
New British Art
An artists’ collective with a studio base in South West Wales.
Makes furniture both on commission and for conversation pieces.
A designer maker of unique and creative furniture.
Makes jewellery inspired by geometry, repetition and pattern in everyday objects.
Nitin Goyle London
Creates visually and texturally tactile fabrics using hand crafted detailing.
Omeima Mudawi-Rowlings is a textile designer and artist. Her designs are a unique fusion of eastern and western influences, with strong influences of organic forms and Arabic styles.
Paddock Studio Pottery
Rowena Williams produces her own handmade ceramics and runs pottery classes for people of all abilities.
Creates distinctive prize-winning ceramic sculpture.
Paul James Ward
A designer and maker of contemporary furniture and joinery.
Create colourful handmade knits for children from 0 to 6 years.
Creates precious jewellery and objects inspired by urban life.
An innovative, contemporary artist working with encaustic wax techniques to create original and unique paintings.
Sculptor, wood carver and furniture maker.
Works on architectural commissions, installations and sculpture using techniques ranging from cast and kiln-formed glass to printing, transfers and photography.
Susan Robey produces pyrography art and giftware in wood and leather.
Contemporary silver and resin jewellery for men and women handmade by Su Trindle.
An award winning and international jeweller and silversmith, selling and exhibiting her work in both the UK and Australia.
London-based multi-disciplinary designer. Using the latest digital technology of 3D printers and laser-cutting Rentaro's work bridges the gap between Craft and technology.
Design and produce original hand painted tiles and undertake tile commissions worldwide for both private and commercial clients.
Ropewalk Contemporary Art and Craft
Centre for the visual arts in Barton Upon Humber housing three galleries within a Grade II listed former rope factory. Displays information on artists and designer/makers working within the centre, and the exhibitions.
Jewellery imbued with a gothic luxe edge, combining techniques old and new.
Rose Dickinson Ceramics
Makes two collections of work, which include domestic ware, buttons, brooches, clocks and large seashore bowls.
Rufford Craft Centre
Displays history and essays about the ceramic centre, with artists links and collection.
Not for profit organisation set up by leading rag rug maker, Heather Ritchie. Shows their work with blind rag rug makers in Gambia, and plans for further projects. Archives, news, press cuttings and how to make donations.
Making by hand she utilizes engraving under layers of enamel, capturing subtlety, refinement and meaning in each of her collectable pieces.
Creates limited edition hand printed and constructed books, cards, prints and curios.
Glass Artist working primarily in kiln formed glass selling work through galleries and to commission.
Fine jewellery inspired by the Earth's treasures and the magic of minutiae.
Cufflinks and Jewellery created from silver, gold and hand printed aluminium.
Unique handmade British designer jewellery.
Luxury fashion jewellery, handmade in leather and metals.
Jewellery collections include the Tinies small and perfectly formed characters.
Sarah Herriot Design
Creates jewellery inspired by the urban environment, adding her own organic interpretation.
An artist who works mainly in paper, making books and illustrative cut paper pieces.
Designs and makes modern acrylic and silver jewellery in her Brighton workshop.
Jewellery designer displays her work and collections with details on how to commissions.
Sarah Purvey Ceramics
Works in series using a limited colour palette exploring the external and internal spaces of each monumental ceramic structure.
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.
Silversmith creating functional yet innovative objects with geometric precision.
Glass artist exploring the intersection between material and virtual space.
Creates high end products and jewellery crafted from silver and wood.
Maker of interior and exterior metalwork, including staircases, gates, railings, lighting and sculpture.
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.
Creates luxurious woven fabrics made with both traditional and experimental techniques.
Sotis Studio Ceramics
Sotis Filippides is a studio ceramicist, creating bespoke hand thrown ceramic lighting.
Jewellery and artworks focused around clean lines and a twist on simple geometry.
Emma Leslie and Rhiannon Wilkey, designers and furniture makers.
Intricate beaded creatures and jewels inspired by the preciousness of wild things.
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.
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.
Each form is carefully thrown on a wheel and then meticulously decorated using coloured clay slips and the technique of Sgraffito.
An award-winning designer who handcrafts intricate ceramic objects.
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.
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.
Wallpaper History Society
Promoting an awareness and understanding of historic and contemporary wallcoverings. Presents history, events, membership, bursary and a directory.
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.
Woodsetton Art Pottery
Lorraine Bates’s work is rooted in the traditional Black Country techniques of hand metal working with echoes from the ceramics of the arts and crafts era.
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.
Artist primarily working with clay.
Award winning jewellery artist Zoe Robertson is a practice based researcher at the School of Jewellery, Birmingham City University.