Lidewij Edelkoort trends a/w 20/21

After seeing Lidewij Edelkoort’s presentation on the importance of the colour brown for fashion - ehm yes brown is the new black indeed - Craftscurator had a close look at the use of brown in the interior. We love brown when it is used in a bold way, for oversized items such as statement ceramics or c... More

Off the beaten track and on trend

During a recent trip to Laos to explore the textiles sector, Craftscurator was struck by the beautiful handwoven cotton textiles. With great texture because of the hand-spun yarn and in stunning shades, a result of using natural dyes and a top-quality indigo. Great opportunities for these products in ... More

Trade Fairs & Design Events

An overview of handmade design inspiration for 2019 and 2020 to be found at trade fairs, design events and conferences for professio... More

Mongolian Exporters at EU Fairs

At Maison & Objet Paris, 4 Mongolian exporters will showcase their newly developed textiles. They are working with the 4 beautiful n... More

The common thread in interiors

Milan Design Week 2019 was a true experience for all senses; this year we spotted many presentations with light, sound and scent eff... More

All wrapped up in handmade textiles

Is it climate change, consumer fatigue or have retailers finally gone mad because of the quick pace in which collections need to be ... More

Looking back on the NEXT19 Trade Exhibition

Late February, our largest trade exhibition to date took place. 40 South African designers and manufacturers presented their new pro... More

MADE51 showcase at Ambiente 2019

UNHCR’s initiative MADE51 brings products made by refugees to the market. At trade fair Ambiente, MADE51 is presenting a showcase fe... More