The common thread in interiors

Milan Design Week 2019 was a true experience for all senses; this year we spotted many presentations with light, sound and scent effects. We decided to explore touch, by focusing on the tactility of textiles, and more specifically handmade textiles. By zooming in on fabric, we found the single thread ... More

Looking back on the NEXT19 Trade Exhibition

Late February, our largest trade exhibition to date took place. 40 South African designers and manufacturers presented their new product ranges in the fabulous Schering pavilion at the Cape Town Waterfront. We welcomed over 300 visitors, including over 40 international trade buyers. Great number of vi... More

Embellished Textiles - 4 Highlights

‘There is future in folklore’ Lidewij Edelkoort states at the start of her trend presentation for summer 2020. In different corners ... More

Trade Fairs & Design Events

An overview of handmade design inspiration for 2019 and 2020 to be found at trade fairs, design events and conferences for professio... More

MADE51 showcase at Ambiente 2019

UNHCR’s initiative MADE51 brings products made by refugees to the market. At trade fair Ambiente, MADE51 is presenting a showcase fe... More

Mongolian Exporters at EU Fairs

At Maison & Objet Paris, 4 Mongolian exporters will showcase their newly developed textiles. They are working with the 4 beautiful n... More

Hi-end Handmade by Hermes

Sustainable Trailblazers, High-End Handmade and New Nostalgia

Visiting Milan Design Week is an excellent way to assess the ‘state’ of handmade and sustainable design. Craftscurator is happy to s... More

All wrapped up in handmade textiles

Is it climate change, consumer fatigue or have retailers finally gone mad because of the quick pace in which collections need to be ... More