Origin is the gathering of 300 fine craft makers from around the world. This year's theme, "Basketry", was emphasized with exhibitions & activities highlighting the intricate discipline of contemporary basketry. Works included glassware, knitwear, jewelry and millinery. At Origin you have the fantastic opportunity to meet.......rhe minds behind the beautiful items. Our favorites include: Doorstops by Catherine Tough and interesting spoons by Grant McCaig.
Shown above, left to right:
• 1. Basket exhibition by Shuna Rendell
• 2 - 3 Silver Driftwood & Measuring Spoons by Grant McCaig - You can see more of Craig's work on his site: Grant McCaig
• 4 - 5 Dog & Afrowl doorstops by Catherine Tough. Bold African wax print fabric filled with lavender buds and wheat.You can see more of Catherine's work on her site: Catherine Tough, she delivers to the U.S.
Part 2 of Origin will run until Sunday October 18 at the Somerset House. For more info see: Craft Council London
Images: Liezel Strauss, Craft Council London, Catherine Tough