NICHE magazine is proud to announce the finalists in the professional division of the 2016 NICHE Awards. The awards program, begun in 1989, celebrates excellence and innovation in American and Canadian fine craft.
“Celebration,” part of the ongoing Peabody Award-winning Craft in America series, marks the upcoming holiday season with an all-new hour premiering nationwide on PBS Friday, Dec. 11. The new episode examines the role craft plays in holiday customs.
Mary Kearns made her first aromatic bath and body goods using a DIY kit she’d ordered for her daughter from a children’s catalog.
All bets are off when it comes to what kinds of jewelry shoppers are buying these days. But they are buying it, and taking their cues from artists, designers, actors, metrosexuals, even the Sunday Styles section of The New York Times.
These fine jewelry designers mix metals and materials to create works with timeless appeal.
Here’s a selection of fashion jewelry from a dozen designers who all just want to have fun.
Check out this cutting-edge work by 10 studio artists who thrive on creating outside the box.
NICHE magazine publisher Wendy Rosen welcomes the audience at the opening of the 2015 NICHE Awards presentation. ALL PHOTOS: JIM BURGER and JILLIAN HUGHES Continuity and change: those were the two themes powering the 2015 NICHE Awards presentation on Jan. 17 in Washington DC. In a time-honored tradition that’s taken place every winter since 1990,…
Sometimes storm clouds truly do have silver linings. Certainly the wild derecho that swept across West Virginia in 2012, taking down devastating swathes of mature oak, cherry, walnut and maple trees, left in its wake an opportunity for award-winning furniture maker Joseph Elbert www.josephelbert.com.
“There is something about the way clay rises between my hands when I am at the wheel that I can only describe as magical,” says artist Karin Abromaitis
Get out your 10-gallon hats, everybody, and polish up your most comfortable cowboy boots: in June, the American Made Show is heading to Dallas and we want you to come along!