Society of Designer Craftsmen

The Voice of Craft since 1887 promoting and supporting the work of creative thinkers, designers and makers who innovate through their exploration of materials and skills.

Connect directly with individuals that create the most original & innovative craft designs in the UK

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People's Choice Prize

Each year the Society gives the ‘People’s Choice Prize’ to a member taking part in their annual exhibition. This year the prize was awarded to fused glass artist Nancy Goodens (LSDC).

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Armando Magnino

Armando designs and makes unique pieces furniture that allow the beauty and warmth of wood to speak for itself.

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Formed as the Arts and Crafts Exhibition Society in 1887 with Walter Crane as the society's first President, the purpose was to give a voice to, and to organise exhibitions for the growing body of designer-makers.The first of these exhibitions was held at The New Gallery, Regent Street in October 1888.

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