Making history with craft and design
A new exhibition focuses on designers and craftspeople who are carrying on a family tradition passed down through generations
The knitting pattern that is passed from grandmother to mother to daughter. An expertise in weaving, literally woven down through the generations. Or a niche skill in silversmithing, say, or cutlery, that has been conveyed from father to son, and so on. Ireland’s design ID is most certainly a question of DNA, with a new exhibition seeking to celebrate that fact.
Opening on March 12 at the National Design and Craft Gallery in...
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