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Invitation to join us at Breaking the Frame gathering in Derbyshire in July

David King of | 22-May-2015 | 0

NB: Dave from will be giving a talk about the Ujamaa2 idea on the Saturday afternoon, and the whole event will bring together people from various parts of the ‘alternative technology’ field Read more

The future will be handmade? The prospects for craft skills in ‘developing’ countries

Siraj Izhar of Amplife | 15-May-2015 | 8

The Future will be handmade? In the information age, the question has an absurd ring. But I ask after listening to Ashoke Chatterjee at the Artisans House in Mumbai. As a long time President of the Crafts Council of India, Chatterjee tells us that ‘The Future will be handmade’. The question mark is mine.  Read more

Craft skills are too important to lose

Dave Darby of | 26-Apr-2013 | 0

How many people do you know these days whose work involves traditional craft skills? For every craftsperson in the UK, there must be a couple of thousand working in telesales. Read more

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