Maker Profile

Introduction to
Indian Block Printing:
Anokhi Museum

The Kindcraft recently visited the Anokhi Museum of Hand Printing in Jaipur, India. Join us on a tour of the museum set inside of restored 16th century haveli mansion and meet the in-house artisans who demonstrated block carving and the printing process....

Weaving in the
Andes Mountains

Contributor Stephanie Amann spent several months learning about the weaving techniques and traditional dress of several communities in the Andes Mountains near Cusco, Peru....

Sawadee Craft
Festival

The first Sawadee Craft festival at Chiang Mai's Baan Kang Wat artist village was held between December 5th and 10th, 2015 featuring gallery exhibitions, live music, and an artist showcase....

Chiang Mai’s
NAP Fair 2015

The Nimmanhaemin Art and Design Promenade, known locally as the NAP Fair, was held December 5 - 10th, 2015 in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Read The Kindcraft's report to learn about our selection of independent makers of traditional arts and contemporary craft. ...

Maker Profile:
‘Big’ of Bookoo Studio

The Kindcraft visited Nattawut Ruckprasit of Bookoo Studio at Baan Kang Wat artist village in Chiang Mai Thailand. Learn more about 'Big' and next month's 'Sawadee Craft' show....

Japanese Boro
Textiles at Sri Threads

Join The Kindcraft on a visit to Sri Threads textile gallery in Brooklyn, New York and learn about boro patchwork textiles sewn from nineteenth and early twentieth century rags and scraps of indigo-dyed cotton. ...

The Best of Handmade
at NY NOW

Meet The Kindcraft's top ten exhibitors from the handmade section of NY NOW - a home and lifestyle trade show held in New York City August 15 - 19, 2015....

Collaboration:
The Kindcraft x
Studio Naenna

In our first ever Maker Collaboration, The Kindcraft brings you two small womenswear collections: the Indigo Collection and the Ikat Collection – made with handwoven, naturally dyed Thai textiles from Studio Naenna. Read the story of our collaboration here, and visit The Kindcraft Shop....

Renegade Craft Fair
Brooklyn Pop-Ups

The Kindcraft visited the Renegade Craft Fair Pop-Up in Brooklyn on June 13th, 2015 to meet makers of contemporary craft. Here are a few of our favorites....

LONDON CRAFT WEEK

London Craft Week celebrated contemporary craft and the artwork of lesser-known makers and established brands at shops, studios, and galleries in various locations throughout London May 6 - 10th, 2015....

Tais Weaving in
East Timor

Contributor Emily Lush made the journey to East Timor to visit Koperativa Lo’ud, one of the country’s growing number of grassroots craft cooperatives....

Melbourne’s Makers

Join The Kindcraft in Melbourne and meet our favorite artists and makers. See why we think the city lives up to its reputation as Australia’s cultural capital....

Garments of the Hong Yao

Learn about the traditional dress of the Hong Yao people in Guilin, China as contributed by Sharon Tsang....

VIDEO: Nordic Slow Fashion

"The Weather Diaries" is a visually-rich 20 minute video that was created by Sarah Cooper and Nina Gorfer that documents the creative work of 12 fashion designers working in Iceland, Greenland and the Faroe Islands....

London Renegade
Materials Focus

Meet the makers of contemporary craft by material - paper, wood, cloth, ceramics, and metal - in our roundup from Renegade London on November 22nd and 23rd, 2014....

The Process:
Raku

A group of Thai artist put on a workshop to share the process of making raku ceramics in Chiang Mai, Thailand....

Highlights from Renegade New York

Our report from Renegade Craft Fair held in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on September 13th and 14th, 2014 featuring ceramists and jewelers, among other makers....

Famjoy, Master Embroiderer

Come along on a journey to the border of Laos and China to meet Famjoy, a master embroider of the Yao Mien ethnic group....

Photofile:
A Tai Dam Village

The Tai Dam people of Northern Laos weave colorful textiles and traditionally wear black headdresses, giving them the name Black Tai....

The Process:
Hmong Batik

The Hmong people of Indochina are known for batik, a wax resist dye technique. Watch this video to learn more about how these indigo dyed textiles are created....