Lately, it seems like the most DIY of holidays is losing its edge. When you don a disguise this year, will it be your own creation?
An early 20th century mother-daughter team figured out their own recipe for success, creating a brand of baskets still coveted today.
A new exhibit at New York’s Museum of Art and Design asks: can a smell be a work of art?
Beyond the adorable mice and fuzzy bunnies, Beatrix Potter was a trailblazer who forged her own path as an artist and businesswoman.
With every passing decade, this annual tradition reflects historical milestones and cultural trends in art and society.
By salvaging materials from deconstructed homes, this organization is creating a whole new economy while renewing city-wide spirit.
The unique approach of London-based artist Karen Nicol will change what you thought was possible with a needle and thread.
Within the gas lamp-lit homes of the 19th century, a mysterious artform shimmers with clues about the history of women and domesticity.
Makeshift Magazine founder Steve Daniels gives a firsthand account of the unique maker spirit and ingenuity found in Lagos, Nigeria.
Does the tradition of inheriting your grandmother’s china still make sense in your modern-day life?
Buried in the Connecticut woods, the 49-acre legacy of Philip Johnson is a tribute to the public discourse of art and design.
Museums that champion the work of self-taught artists are struggling. So why is this field of study such an easy target?
The creative ways our ancestors repaired their most precious possessions is an astonishing, valuable lesson in learning how to make do.
There’s much to be gained from failed attempts. So dig that crumpled up ball of paper out of the trash can and pin it on the wall!
A new exhibition at the Renwick Gallery showcases artists who are redefining the meaning of craft.
A recent dustup over an article at Artforum shows that we still can’t all agree on exactly what makes a piece of art.
To learn the craft of woodworking, Robert Campbell took a creative approach that improved his work and changed his life.
Do you play well with others, or is your best work done in solitude? Fortunately, there’s a workspace to match every personality.
In Savannah, Georgia, children and seniors bonded over neighborhood stories and craft. Now they need help creating a book to share their journey.
For crafters and makers, following the crowd can be a catch-22. Is it possible to be inspired by the latest fads while standing out as an individual?
These days, everything is going digital. Should your tried-and-true Moleskine notebooks follow suit?