More Craft, Please


She was looking for more of the handmade, and less of the flash. Janet Abrams, who had one of the funniest headlines in the New Yorker cartoon contest, reviews the Art Center Radical Craft design conference on Core77.

We especially like these design trends she highlights, and hope they are, indeed, trends:

“Radical Voluntarism, sometimes involving the sub-category of Enlightened Duplicity: a situation in which people come together, either completely voluntarily or with some material/magical inducement, to improve their skills or change their own, or others’, lives for the better.”

Read on for her enlightened commentary. Buy her new book for even more.