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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.

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British Glass Biennale 2024

15 Apr 2024 · Member News

SDC members Hannah Gibson and Cathryn Shilling selected for the British Glass Biennale 2024.

Resting Dove

15 Apr 2024 · Member News

A Covid memorial sculpture for Ipswich town centre by Society member and stone carver, Antonia Hockton MSDC.

Creative Residency at the V&A

04 Mar 2024 · Member News

Society member Jacqui Ramrayka has secured a full-time residency at the V&A Museum for the next 12 months.

Tours to Central Asia & China in 2024

15 Feb 2024 · Member News

Join Society fellow Christine-Ann Richards FSDC on a Central Asian journey along the Silk Road in Kazakhstan in June, or accompany her to China in October to explore china and glass techniques.

People's Choice Prize

27 Nov 2023 · Member News

Each year the Society gives the ‘People’s Choice Prize’ to a member taking part in their annual exhibition. The 2023 prize was awarded to fused glass artist Nancy Goodens (LSDC).

The Alan Peters Furniture Award 2024

11 Nov 2023 · Member News

An annual award celebrating the legacy of the late Alan Peters OBE, one of Britain’s most prominent furniture designer-makers of the late 20th century (who was a Fellow of the Society). It aims to encourage talent in the craft of furniture design and making. Applications are now open and the entry deadline is 31st July 2024.

Gane Trust Award for Excellence

08 Nov 2023 · Member News

Each year the Gane Trust gives an Award for Excellence to a member of the Society of Designer Craftsmen taking part in their annual exhibition. This year the prize was awarded to textile artist Marian Jazmik (MSDC).

The Poseidon Loving Cup

20 Oct 2023 · Member News

A unique hand raised silver and gilt 'Poseidon Loving Cup' inset with gems and pearls. Handcrafted by Steve Wager FSDC, marked for Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee and the Institute of Professional Goldsmiths.

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