Sweden, Island Tjörn / Youth congress about folk art

Sweden, Island Tjörn / Youth congress about folk art

Posted on Jan 4, 2012 in News | No Comments

      An international youth congress about folk art in June this year. It’s the third youth congress that is arranged by International Organization of Folk Art (IOV), the former two have been in USA 2008 and in China 2010. 2012 the main part of the congress will be at the island Tjörn, not far ...

United Kingdom, London / Design fair Top Drawer Spring-Summer

United Kingdom, London / Design fair Top Drawer Spring-Summer

Posted on Jan 4, 2012 in News | No Comments

From 15/01/2012 to 17/01/2012                 See It First! Beat The High Street in 2012 See the newest lines and product launches at Top Drawer, the first show of the season. Giving you the pick of the bunch before anyone else. What’s In Store… 700 Hot List – View ...

Spain, Madrid / Exhibition King’s watches, the time’s measure

Spain, Madrid / Exhibition King’s watches, the time’s measure

Posted on Jan 4, 2012 in News | No Comments

From 25/10/2011 to 15/01/2012                         The exhibition shows a valuable collection of watches made by the most famous European masters in watchmaking as as many examples of English, French, Swiss and Spanish schools. The watches are coming from the National Heritage collection. Through the ...

Switzerland, Geneva / Exhibition Watchmaking in Geneva

Switzerland, Geneva / Exhibition Watchmaking in Geneva

Posted on Nov 16, 2011 in News | No Comments

From 15/12/2011 to 29/04/2012 Launch the 14/12/2011 at 18h                                 The goal of the exhibition Watchmaking in Geneva. Magic of crafts, treasures of gold and enamel is to allow visitors to rediscover the magnificence and beauty of the clocks, watches, ...

Estonia, Tallinn / Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union, International Conference Ornament

Estonia, Tallinn / Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union, International Conference Ornament

Posted on Nov 2, 2011 in News | No Comments

  From 12/11/2011 to 13/11/2011 The Estonian Folk Art and Craft Union (Eesti Käsitöö) brings together regional folk art and craft organisations as well as individual craftsmen and craftswomen. The aim of the Union is to value, preserve and develop the traditions of Estonian handicraft and to treasure the regional characteristics of these traditions. The ...

Spain / Fundesarte, National Craft Prizes

Spain / Fundesarte, National Craft Prizes

Posted on Nov 2, 2011 in News | No Comments

    The National Craft Prizes (PNAs) organized by the Fundación Española para la Innovación de la Artesanía (Fundesarte) celebrate its sixth edition in 2011. The aim of the PNAs (Premios Nacionales para la Artesanía) is to bring an institutional acknowledgement to the careers and actions recognized as excellent ones in the contemporary craft field. ...

Portugual / Iberiona, The Iberian Crafts Meetings

Portugual / Iberiona, The Iberian Crafts Meetings

Posted on Sep 7, 2011 in News | No Comments

Set in Barcelona since 2001, the Biennial IBERIONA is moving for its tenth edition to Porto and Gaia, Portuguese towns from Douro area listed as World Heritage. Tradition, innovation, avant-garde, quality, durability, design, market are themes peculiar to the biennial ever since its beginning. IBERIONA has been created and established itself as a reference of ...

Belgium, Tournai / 7th International Triennial of Contemporary Fibers Arts

Belgium, Tournai / 7th International Triennial of Contemporary Fibers Arts

Posted on Sep 7, 2011 in Actus | No Comments

From 10/06/2011    to 25/09/2011                           For its 7th edition, the Triennial of Tournai strenghtens its commitment for the contemporay fiber creation. This year, the International Triennial of Contemporary Fibers Arts is not dedicated to one country in particular as the two lasts editions ...

Italy / Fiberworks / Sara Albertazzi & Katja Virta

Italy / Fiberworks / Sara Albertazzi & Katja Virta

Posted on Aug 29, 2011 in Master Class | No Comments

The Marble works of the Loggia   Purpose : Create a skirt using local textile : “Panno Casentino”. Description : Three layer skirt with a basic knee-length skirt. Hand-woven lining with black and whites patterns. Material : Textile fibres. Beige Casentino cloth dyed with natural walnut and cotton blend fabric for the lining.  

Finland / Woodworks / Julie Duverne & Reinhold Lutz

Finland / Woodworks / Julie Duverne & Reinhold Lutz

Posted on Aug 26, 2011 in Master Class | No Comments

The “Comtoise” or clock from Franche-Comté   Purpose : Create a timeless Comtoise. Target : Contemporary case for international market. Description : The clock was made with a solid wooden box  (fir is the most traditional material), pendulum and dial were in metal. It was the only clock in 17th century farmhouses so it needed ...