News Archives 2020

The society promotes and supports the work of creative thinkers, designers and makers who continue to innovate in the crafts through their exploration of materials and skills.

News from 2020

Jeremy Broun publishing

07 Nov 2020 · Member News

Seasoned woodworking author and Society Fellow Jeremy Broun whose Encyclopedia of Woodworking Techniques won a ‘Top 200 Books’ award in 1993 (re-published in 2018) has recently branched out to design and publish his own hardback books.

The Sunbury Gallery have selected and hung a small exhibition of pieces from the personal collection of Society Fellow Diana Springall. The work displayed can be viewed until 20 September 2020 and is a small part of the entire Collection to be housed in the new extended Embroidery Gallery. This nationally important collection of the art of contemporary embroidery has been accumulated by Diana Springall over six decades.

'Into The Light'

12 Aug 2020 · Society News

As the UK opens up in the wake of lockdown, the Society of Designer Craftsmen is pleased to present ‘Into The Light’, a celebratory exhibition at Chichester’s historic Oxmarket Gallery, bringing together exciting work from over 30 artists working in contemporary crafts including textiles, ceramics, glass, wood, paper, silver and jewellery.

MSDC member awarded full Fellowship of the Society

05 Jun 2020 · Society News

The Society would like to congratulate Joseph Bray (Furniture & Boxes) on being awarded Fellowship in early 2020 for his commitment to Craft, promotion of the Crafts and for the standard of his work.

New Member

05 Jun 2020 · Society News

The Society is delighted to welcome three new members who have had their work independently assessed and have been awarded membership of the Society. Our latest members are Sean Evelegh LSDC (Wood Carving & Turning) awarded in Jan-20 Mignon Woodfield MSDC (Ceramics) awarded in Jan-20 Molly Williams MSDC (Stitched & Constructed Textiles) awarded in May-20 Hannah Gibson MSDC (Glass Making & Stained Glass) awarded in Jun-20

Adam Hussain collaborates with engineers to design, create and distribute PPE whilst on lockdown.