A selection of sites that I am following and interested in.
Please scroll down here, below, to link to them.
Thomas Heatherwick - a very special design practice. Those with some appreciation of materials and ability to "think laterally" will be inspired.
Eric Force - thought provoking analysis of tectonic activity and civilisations
Edge - To arrive at the edge of the world's knowledge, seek out the most complex and sophisticated minds, put them in a room together, and have them ask each other the questions they are asking themselves.
Society of Designer Craftsmen - The society promotes and supports the work of creative thinkers, designers and makers who continue to innovate in the crafts through their exploration of materials and skills.
Gloucestershire Guild of Craftsmen - promoting contemporary designer crafts.
Metalcyberspace - created & maintained by contemporary studio jewelry designer Susan Sarantos to help provide information, documentation and inspiration in the field of modern art jewellery design & metalsmithing arts
Fine Rings And Things - items designed and made by Alastair Gill
TED - ideas worth spreading
Festival of Ideas - The Bristol Festival of Ideas aims to stimulate people’s minds and passions with an inspiring programme of discussion and debate throughout the year.
Vintage Sports Car Club - The Vintage Sports-Car Club was established in 1934 to promote the sport and pastime of motoring, principally for cars built before 1931.
Sarena Mann - whimsical paper maché mobiles seen at 4th Avenue Spring Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona
Hatterdashery - hand crafted hats seen at 4th Avenue Spring Street Fair, Tucson, Arizona
Julie: Artisans' Gallery - (now closed) - opened in 1973 in New York City. It was the first gallery devoted to handmade clothing as an art form.
Randall Darwall - is a handweaver and designer who has been working in New England for over thirty years. His studio has evolved steadily into a small collaborative community of artisans creating unique textiles.