Trend presentation Lidewij Edelkoort

For Autumn/ Winter 2018/ 2019 Lidewij Edelkoort delivered a tight, compact presentation called ‘Portraits’. She feels this focused vision reflects the current mood in the world; uncertainty of what to expect, no horizon and no depth. Craftscurator feels seeds for a hopeful future can be found if you t... 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

Next generation of entrepreneurs

After training and coaching a group of 29 small and medium businesses in South Africa - and bringing them to European trade fairs, i... 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

Factory visits Mongolia

Although handmade production is Craftscurator's passion, she also is fascinated with seeing a factory in operation. Especially when ... More

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

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

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

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