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Craftmanship

Meet This Classically Trained Barber-Turned-Leather Artisan

Basil Hayden's | Posted 05.08.2013 | Arts

Early in our conversation at his workshop on a cold fall morning, Kenton Sorenson was waxing poetic about haircutting when he said, "I create lines an...

Barcelona Industrial Design Pioneer on Classic Craft and Minimalism (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 02.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

His family left its mark on the Barcelona skyline (his uncle commissioned Antoni Gaudí to design the Casa Milà), but Miguel Milà chose to leave his imprint on a more modern field of design, dropping out of architecture school in the 1950s to pioneer the field of Spanish industrial design.

Frodo's Simple Living: Hobbit Holes as Tiny Homes (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Customers are using their hand-crafted structures as chicken coops (complete with distinctive rounded doors and windows), playhouses, garden sheds, backyard offices, yoga studios, meditation suites and guest cottages.

Deep Craft: Go Beyond Etsy and Make Toward Slow Design and the Good Life (VIDEO)

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

Discuss "craft" with Scott Constable, whose training includes apprenticeships under master woodworkers and who specialization in traditional joinery, and you're likely to hear about such things as traditional bodgery and English guilds.

Watch: Airline Exec Builds Observation Tower Treehouse As Tiny Home in Redwoods

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Kirsten Dirksen

In this video we visit Fred Reid's West Sonoma "spiritual sanctuary" where Scott Constable takes us for a tour inside the second growth redwood grove and up above in the roughly 200 square foot rustic, crafted home.