Encore! The New Artisans
Handmade Designs for Contemporary Living
- ISBN 9780500517758
- 25.00 x 19.50 cm
- PLC (no jacket)
- 725 Illustrations, 718 in colour
- First published 2015
An essential compendium, showcasing hundreds of unusual, stylish, whimsical and desirable crafted objects by more than sixty makers. This is the perfect curated resource for discovering unique and beautiful pieces designed and made by talented artisans from around the world
‘Showcases beautifully photographed wonderful, stylish and whimsical creations’ – Black & White Photography
‘Brilliantly curated … a vibrant celebration of the key craftspeople shaping modern taste’– House & Garden
‘Many of the handmade objects featured, which represent the work of 60 makers from 19 countries, have a new, youthful, almost raw feel to them’ – World of Interiors
‘This substantial book gives a fascinating insight into the whys and wherefores of the artists and their work. Covering art, ceramics, furniture, glass, jewellery … it tells a visual story of the international creative scene today’– Craft & Design
‘With over 700 stunning colour illustrations, and a welcome amount of pages devoted to contemporary textile makers and designers, this book beautifully encapsulates the appeal of contemporary craft in today’s design-savvy world’– Embroidery Magazine
This sequel to Olivier Dupon’s bestselling The New Artisans – the book that began it all – showcases over sixty new makers whose creations will inspire and delight.
The book is divided into sections for easy reference:
• The first part profiles the artisans in alphabetical order, displaying a vast array of design work, including textile birds, paper masks, wooden brooches, handthrown ceramics, handblown glass, hand-carved furniture, woven blankets, wirework sculptures, metalwork wind chimes, handmade umbrellas, crêpe-paper flowers, hand-knitted pendant lights, tailormade bicycles and much more
• The second part consists of a directory of products, neatly divided into categories
Encore! The New Artisans comes complete with the author’s personal recommendations for inspiring shops, websites and blogs to visit.
Olivier Dupon is a 21st-century tastemaker and author of The New Artisans, The New Jewelers, The New Pâtissiers, Floral Contemporary, Encore! The New Artisans and Shoe – Contemporary Footwear by Inspiring Designers, all published by Thames & Hudson.
Also by Olivier Dupon
Shoe – Contemporary Footwear by Inspiring Designers
The New Artisans - Handmade Designs for Contemporary Living
The New Jewelers - Desirable | Collectable | Contemporary
Floral Contemporary - The Renaissance in Flower Design