Justin McGuirk on the significance of craft in the post-industrial 21st century
"Craft is what design was before it became ‘design’...," says writer and curator Justin McGuirk. He shares his point of view here.
Stephen Burks on collaborations with African craftsmen
Stephen Burks discusses his recent work with African artisans and craftsmen, addressing issues such as the immediacy of design, models of distribution and progress and development through collaboration.
Maxim Velčovský on craft's connection to context
Hella Jongerius on craftsmanship in industrial design
"I like to connect craftsmanship into the process so that you have some imperfections, some human life, so that people also connect to the products that come out of an industrial process," says Hella Jongerius. She tells us more about her design approach in the video interview above.