Crafts Issue No. 231 July/August 2011


  • Laikingland works with a host of famous names to create machines for playing, Kara O'Reilly pays a visit to the fun factory 

  • Grant Gibson meets willow-weaver Laura Ellen Bacon who makes installations that are delightful but ever-so-slightly disturbing 

  • Kept alive by a small cadre of professionals and enthusiastic amateurs, calligraphy is coming right back into fashion finds Liz Farrelly 

  • Goldsmith Kevin Coates's new collection of work is inspired by London's Wallace Collection and so much more besides, Teleri Lloyd-Jones discovers