Craft Platforms: ResourcesJune 29, 2020 2020-11-15 9:14
Craft Platforms: Resources
This section provides further information on social media, online marketplaces, tutorials, and digital technology for craft.
SOCIAL MEDIA FOR MAKERS
In our project, we define craft as a skilled activity in which makers plan, explore materials, produce functional objects, and inherit cultural heritage.
Instagram, a photo sharing social networking.
Connect with friends, family and other people you know.
Twitter, get the full story with all the live commentary.
Discover recipes, home ideas, style inspiration and other ideas to try.
ONLINE MARKETPLACES FOR MAKERS
Etsy is an American e-commerce website focused on handmade or vintage items and craft supplies.
Buy & sell electronics, cars, clothes, collectibles & more on eBay, the world’s online marketplace.
Free delivery on millions of items with Prime.
ONLINE TUTORIALS FOR CRAFT
Can be divided by categories of craft.
Knit: Knitting for Beginners
Paper & Stitch: DIYs and Design for your Modern life
Craftbyamanda: Easy craft ideas for kids and adults
Happy Family Art: Craft Tutorials
Craftideas.info: Illustrated Craft Tutorials, Instructions and Techniques
INTERESTING PRACTICES THAT FUSE DIGITAL AND CRAFT
Fashion and sportswear
Common Works – MIKO
Here it explains this idea about spatial intelligence
3d modelling software developed by a jeweller
Lucy Johnston’s book Digital Handmade
British Council project
Helping artists, musicians, filmmakers, designers, and other creators find the resources and support they need to make their ideas a reality.
Fab Lab London
A purpose-built digital fabrication and rapid prototyping workspace
The new craft house
Using traditional crafting techniques in modern and stylish products
William Morris Gallery
The only public Gallery devoted to William Morris
E-textile summer camp
Nottingham Trent University textile department
a leading institution for advanced textiles research
Duncan Jordanstone College of Art and Design
Facilities at Duncan of Jordanstone
RCA- a new MA Textiles Programme Soft Systems
Smart Surfaces, Structures and Digital Assemblies’
A new textile academy
DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY FOR CRAFT
Digital technology refers to digital platforms which involve physical machines for making.
- Laser cutting
- 3D printing
- Digital software
The table below lists some case studies that applied digital technologies for different crafts. So far, digital technologies are more likely to be used in textiles, ceramics and jewellery.
Chittenden, T. (2018). Printed pots and computerized coils: The place of 3D printing in ceramic practice. Craft Research, 9(1), 9-40.
Rosner, D. K., Ikemiya, M., & Regan, T. (2015, January). Resisting alignment: code and clay. In Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Tangible, Embedded, and Embodied Interaction (pp. 181-188). ACM.
Rosner, D. K., & Ryokai, K. (2008, September). Spyn: augmenting knitting to support storytelling and reflection. In Proceedings of the 10th international conference on Ubiquitous computing (pp. 340-349). ACM.
Zoran, A., & Buechley, L. (2013). Hybrid reassemblage: an exploration of craft, digital fabrication and artifact uniqueness. Leonardo , 46(1), 4-10.
Zoran, A. et al. (2015, July). Hybrid craft: showcase of physical and digital integration of design and craft skills. In ACM SIGGRAPH art gallery (pp. 384-398). ACM.
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Craftplatforms.org has been produced by the project research team at Queen Mary University of London, UK, and Hunan University, China.
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Prof. Nick Bryan-Kinns
School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science
Queen Mary University of London
London E1 4NS
Prof. Hao Tan
School of Design, Hunan University
Yuelu Mountain, Changsha