June 16, 2014 § 2 Comments
I have been in need of a bag for a long time; one in which to carry my daily things. I ran over one – don’t ask! – and my last one fell apart through use. I am currently using a stand-in until I can find one that I like. The problem is that it is taking me a long time to find something I really like. I have been looking and looking in the shops and have found nothing approaching what I want. At The Contemporary Craft Festival, last weekend, I saw Wolfram Lohr wearing one of his stunning leather bags and realised that I have been looking in the wrong place.
So, here are 5 craftspeople (or small group of craftspeople) who make beautiful, useful things by hand: