From praying to playing

Craftscurator travelled to Milan and saw designers taking a playful approach to creating new products, with interesting textures, and made of innovative materials. Objects rather than products in fact; many with symbolic meaning. Here are Craftscurator’s Handmade Highlights: Playful Marni made everyon... More

At 2 leading trade shows

New products by 27 exporters from 10 countries attracted the attention of many importers and retailers. It was showcased in the pop-up exhibition ‘Linking Maker & Market’ at Heimtextil and Ambiente 2017. Craftscurator has been hosting the Ambiente booth for 5 days, and was happy to meet so many buyers... More

With a re-vamped website

I am so excited to launch my re-newed website! Can’t wait to show you all the new features and content. One thing has not changed: m... More

popping up at Ambiente 2017

27 new product ranges from 10 countries will be showcased in the foyer of hall 11.0. The pop-up exhibition 'Linking Maker & Market' includes bamboo veneer lamps, cashmere textiles, hand pressed glass, vetiver root baskets, recycled sari fabric stools, and lamps made of zippers. Craftscurator has selec... More

Mungo at M&O Paris

South African textile company Mungo will show their woven home textiles at trade fair Maison & Objet January 20-24, 2017 in hall 1 b... More

Handmade and precious

All eyes on textiles in the October 2015 issue of Elle Decoration NL. Craftscurator interviewed the grande dame of carpet design, Na... More

Harsh Land, Softest Fibers

Mongolia is a land of extremes, as Craftscurator has recently experienced herself. It can be intense cold in winter, but thankfully ... More

Trade Fairs and Design Events

An overview of a season full of handmade design inspiration for 2017 and beyond. Trade fairs and design events for professionals in ... More

Craft class

One crazy summer, Craftscurator packed her overalls and went on a pottery holiday. Coming from a family of potters, she decided it w... More