Journal of Modern Craft 10.1

Editorial Introduction (full text available)


Modern Craft Studies: The Decade in Review by Journal Editors

The Crusoe Condition: Making within Limits and the Critical Possibilities of Fiction by Cat Rossi

Simulating Craftwork in Contemporary Architecture by Deniz Balık and Açalya Allmer


The Resourcefulness of Craft: Whole House Reuse by Juliet Arnott


Commentary by Glenn Adamson

The Survival of the Bark Canoe (extracts) by John McPhee


Jealous Saboteurs reviewed by Sian van Dyck

Nick Cave: Until reviewed by Sara Clugage

Shaping Ceramics: From Lucie Rie to Edmund De Waal reviewed by Marshall Colman


Makers: The New Industrial Revolution; TheFront cover New Industrial Revolution: Consumers, Globalisation and the End of Mass Production reviewed by Martina Margetts

Arts and Crafts Stained Glass reviewed by Stephen Knott

Free access to Sarah A. Lichtman conversation with Hella Jongerius

For a period of six months, the conversation between Sarah A. Lichtman and Dutch designer Hella Jongerius will be available to readers for free from the following link:

Inlcuded in the special issue of The Journal of Modern Craft 8(2) from last year – ‘Pathmakers: Women in Art, Craft and Design, Midcentury and Today’ – the conversation covers Jongerius’s design education, her thoughts on the definition of craft and the relationship with her many clients, including the UN who recently commissioned her to design the interior of the Delegates’ Lounge in their New York headquarters.

Included in the team who helped Jongerius with the Delegates’ Lounge is fellow Dutch graphic designer Irma Boom, who is interviewed for our Statement of Practice feature in The Journal of Modern Craft 9(1).

Falmouth Contemporary Craft Course in danger of closing

Craft courses within UK universities continue to face increasing pressure within the ever-changing world of higher education.

The most recent course to face closure is Falmouth University’s degree in Contemporary Craft.

If you are in the South-west of the UK, join in to save another craft course from closing!