Maker Profile

SHOP: KARMME
Clutches + Totes

Shop this capsule collection of KARMME leather clutches and totes made by Imby Langenbach. Choose the indigo shibori leather clutches and caramel tote, or the monochrome crackled wax resist dyed pieces!...

The Process:
Miao Pleated Skirts

Learn about the making of the pleated skirts worn by women of China's Miao ethnic group, as told by contributor Sharon de Lyster. Inspired by the heritage crafts of the Miao people, Sharon designed a womenswear collection for her brand, Narrative Made, which is now available on The Kindcraft for a limited time....

Maker Profile: Gopi Shah Ceramics

The Kindcraft interviews American ceramicist Gopi Shah about her work and life in San Fransisco. Read Gopi's story and shop her capsule collection handmade ceramics....

Mashiko Pottery
Past And Present

The Kindcraft explores the legacy of Mengei folk art movement potter Shoji Hamada, and looks at modern-day ceramics in Mashiko, Japan....

Japan’s Indigo Textiles

Explore Japan's ancient indigo textile traditions through a visit to an Edo-era dye house called the Higeta Indigo House in Mashiko, Japan and an exhibition about boro patchwork textiles at the Amuse Museum in Tokyo....
The Kindcraft x In Clay Ceramics Collection

Collaboration:
THE KINDCRAFT x
InClay Studio Pottery

For our newest Maker Collaboration we worked with Jirawong Wongtrangan at InClay Studio Pottery in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Read the story about our process and shop the Milk White Collection of handmade ceramics....

SHOP: Milk White Ceramics

Shop our milk-white glaze collection that includes nesting bowls, the perfect mug, small spoons, and a tea pot set with two cups. This collection was made in collaboration between Thai ceramicist Jirawong Wongtrangan of InClay Studio and The Kindcraft's designer Lauren K. Lancy in Chiang Mai, Thailand. ...

London Craft Week 2016

Read about nine events that happened at London Craft Week 2016 including embroidery, psaligraphy, glass blowing, and a thought-provoking discussions among designers Hussein Chalayan and Alice Temperley about the role of craft and industry....

Maker Profile:
Sanjay Garg, Raw Mango

A minimalist aesthetic is emerging in India, and Sanjay Garg of Raw Mango is leading the way. On our recent visit to New Delhi we chatted with the designer about his handloom Chanderi silk saris, inspiration, and ethical business practices. ...

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
Textiles

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....