The New Artisans


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A couple of decades ago a craftsman was either firmly in the artisan tradition or was a bit of a hippy producing macrame plant pot holders in a disused barn. But today many craftspeople operate in urban settings liaising with hi-tech industry. Who are the craftspeople of today? What role do they have? Who commissions their work? And what will it be used for? Simon Parkes reports on the aspirations and achievements of the New Artisans.

Producer Jill Thomas

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Unknown: Simon Parkes

Producer: Jill Thomas