• U-50 INTERNATIONAL HOKURIKU KOGEI (artisan crafts) AWARDS

    are awards given to young craftspeople – artists, craftsmen, and designers who are age 50 or younger – who work in fields related to KOGEI (artisan crafts).

  • AD HOC

    The art of tapestries has without any doubt a marvelous narrative purpose. Until today the fine craft related to textile enabled us to understand parts of our history…

  • I have woven a willow skeinwork hat before, but fashion designer Asha Swillens asked me to make two hats with 1.25m diameter…

  • Functional and non-functional objects

    In 2004 I started as a traditional basketmaker working with willow rods…

  • Matmatic

    Matmatic innovates the craft of traditional hand caning of chairs…

  • Meesterlijk

    Craft is never out of fashion…

  • Skeinwork a special trade

    I am a specialist in fine skeinwork, a very labor intensive and almost extinct basketry technique…

  • Craft & Tradition at the DAE

    At the department Men & Well Being, lead by Ilse Crawford, I gave a series of workshops…

  • Projects

    A fresh and innovative approach to this old and dusty craft results…

  • Take care of old objects

    Craft starts with attention for the past…

  • Pine Skins

    Enhancing a closer relationship between people and trees…

  • Esmé Hofman

    Looking beyond the borders of my traditional craft…