Category Archives: craft

Vases Made of Pencils

Pencil vases by Studio Markunpoika via BoingBoing

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Sliotars Dating back to the 12th Century

These Sliotars above are from a new exhibit Hair hurling balls: Earliest artefacts of our national game, at  National Museum of Ireland – Country Life in Castlebar. The earliest was made in the second half of the twelfth century. The balls … Continue reading

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Typeface: The Hamilton Wood Type & Printing Museum

Typeface is a documentary film, produced by Kartemquin Films, focusing on a rural Midwestern museum (the Hamilton Wood Type and Printing Museum in Two Rivers, Wisconsin) and print shop where international artists meet retired craftsmen and together navigate the convergence … Continue reading

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Egyptian Clay Objects – National Museum of Ireland

Clay artifacts from ancient Egypt photographed in the National Museum of Ireland on Kildare Street.

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Badge Making Workshop at the Dublin Mini Maker Faire

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Sculpting with Bees and 3D Printing

I’ve posted before about Hilary Berseth’s sculptures which he makes by placing armatures into bee hives but the 3B Printing Project takes this a step further by using 3B printed moulds. It’s an ad for honey but worth a look … Continue reading

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Glass Horns Play Records Acoustically

Artist Jeremy LeClair, of Various Artists Records, had these beautiful glass resonating phonograph horns made for him by glass artist Joe Forestall and now he can acoustically play to two different parts of a record at the same time! Via … Continue reading

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Woven Silver Cone from 10th Century Dublin

There are three separate strands of silver, each composed of between 15 and 18 wires. Yet, Halpin says, it is very hard to find where all these wires end. The visual effect is that of a single thread turning endlessly … Continue reading

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Alighiero Boetti

A retrospective of Boetti’s work will be held at Tate Modern in early 2012.

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Graham Caldwell

Graham Caldwell, Untitled (Lens Constellation),  2010, Glass, steel, epoxy More of his work can be seen here

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