Save the Date! Design+Crafts+Fashion = Al Hilo de Pertegaz

From 31 October to 30 November 2018 an amazing exhibition will take place at the Centro de Artesanía de Aragón, Monasterio de Samos s/n, Zaragoza (Spain). The exhibition brings together design, crafts and fashion in a complex exercise aimed at paying tribute to Spanish fashion designer Pertegaz on the occasion of the centenary of his birth. As many…

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Bihor vs Dior

It happens once again. A big fashion company gets too much inspired by a folk design only few artisans in a small country make. Tory Burch, Valentino, Chanel or Louis Vuitton have presented original traditional designs from all over the world as new items in their collections. This time Dior, who already used crazy patchwork techniques…

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Margaret & the art of Ndebele women

When a woman meets a group of women, all of them creative, only good things can result from this experience. It´s the case of the photographer Margaret Courtney-Clarke and her photo documentary about the art of Ndebele women. Based in West Africa, these women use vernacular art to enhance traditional architecture by painting them by…

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Is Craftivism bringing social change? Julia Feliz says no

Julia Feliz made a very interesting point about the limitations Craftivism has a way to bring social change, the real one. She also pointed out another issue I´ve never think about, craftivism comes mostly from white women, for she, the opressors side. I understand many of the points she shared. We need to rethink and…

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