In Defense of 'Craft'

I started bartending by putting expensive garbage in front of people who didn't care. The craft renaissance was a revelation.


6 Female Artists Demonstrate Pottery's Subversive Potential

A group show in London responds to a ceramics exhibit staged at the Whitney Museum in 1981.


This Dude Made the World's Largest Fidget Spinner Costume

Craftsman and blogger Rob Cockerham walks us through how he built a six foot tall, wearable fidget spinner.


A Community Kiln Keeps the Flame of Democracy Burning in Detroit

Spend two days around the fire in the North End.


Artists Pay Tribute to Westworld's Violent Delights | Monday Insta Illustrator

Is Westworld the new Game of Thrones? Check out the fan art and decide for yourself.


Finding the Subtle Code in Knitting Games

How one player found her way towards the art and code of knitting—and her nana—through crafty games.


Earthwork Artist Makes Whimsical Installations by Learning as She Goes

Estelle Chrétien makes land art inspired by life in the French countryside.


Inside the Secret Blacksmith Shop That Crafts Knives for Michelin-Starred Restaurants

Blenheim Forge started life as a couple of guys messing around with steel, but quickly became more than a hobby.


Live Rich on a Dime with These Extravagant Paper Wigs

Russian paper artist Asya Kozina reimagines historical hairstyles from the era of 'more is more.'


This Visual Artist Is Bringing Bauhaus Back

Translating Bauhaus to the modern experience requires you put down your iPhone.


This Chef Makes Beautiful Knives Out of 7,000-Year-Old Oak

On a farm in West Cork in Ireland, surrounded by a frenzy of pigs, cows, and chickens, is where Fingal Ferguson makes world-class handcrafted chef’s knives.


Why Women Are Leading Korea's Craft Beer Movement

In a country where terrible beer is often trumped by high-proof spirits, there's been little room for a craft beer boom—until now. And it's being led by women.