The art revolution will not be digitised. Illustration:  Olivia Newsome , BA Hons Illustration student

The art revolution will not be digitised. Illustration: Olivia Newsome, BA Hons Illustration student

THE GUARDIAN: EDUCATION, OCTOBER 2015

Once it had connotations of classroom cutting and sticking or haberdashery departments, but today the word “craft” represents a movement of makers investing time in mastering skills, experimenting with design and labouring over one handmade object at a time. With the recent launch of Amazon Handmade after the international success of Etsy, crafted items are now more accessible than ever. Against a backdrop of the 3D printing revolution, craft is still going strong and many young people across the UK are still interested in learning traditional techniques – such as stone carving, silver-smithing and wood work. READ MORE

"Stuff doesn’t just turn up by magic. It’s made somewhere and by someone and I think that’s been forgotten."

Evan Reinhold, student