Profiles of Successful Artists, Crafters and Arts/Crafts Businesses
Your Favorite Arts and Crafts Project
Out of all the types of arts and crafts, which do you sell in your business and why? Share some images of your favorite products, tell us about them and also browse through the favorite products of other arts and crafts business owners.
Examples of the American Arts / Crafts Movement
Simple, clean and unpretentious describes the Arts and Crafts Movement. From Stickley's mission-style furniture to Steubens' art glass, check out a few home furnishing examples representative of the movement.
An inspiration to arts / crafts businesses, Alexander Calder invented the mobile but was also very well known as both jewelry maker and sculptor.
Craft Artist Profiles
Read about crafters featured on the North Carolina Arts Council website.
Rhode Island School of Design Artist Profiles
Read about talented Rhode Island School of Design alumni, how they have made their way since graduation and what typical day in the life of arts / crafts designer is like.
2013 Arts and Crafts Trends - Designing Functional Crafts
Find out about four arts and crafts trends for 2013. This article discusses designing arts and crafts for mass-marketing and creating a need with functional arts and crafts.
2013 Arts and Crafts Trends - Working Part-Time, Seasonally
This article discusses another arts and crafts trend for 2013, working part-time, seasonally. Many new artists and crafters are opting to ease into owning an arts and crafts business not just by operating their business part-time but by working on it seaonally.
Todd Reed's name is synonymous with the raw diamond jewelry industry. Find out more about this pastry maker who turned into a jewelry making icon.
David Yurman took his basic twisted cable design and with the help of his wife turned it into a designer jewelry empire