Presenting Spazioquadro (SPQ)

Innovation. Expression. Reinvention. Creativity. Architecture. Discovery. Sophistication. These are just a few choice words that are often associated with Italian design monarch, Spazioquadro. These words have become synonymous with what is to be expected from this leader in the home Read more…


We Are Making Unique Wicker Baskets

Checklist on How to Make a Simple Wicker Basket To achieve a multicolored effect you can die the twine then weave the twines together in elaborate patterns. This will come later when you have weaved a few wicker baskets. When Read more…


4 Things a Legitimate Model Agency Asks You

We list things that a legitimate model agency does that make you feel uncomfortable but is actually beneficial for you in the long run. Initial outlay A model agency may ask for an initial outlay of money from you. Either Read more…


Increase Your Productivity by Finding Time for Quiet

Distractions are everywhere today, and quiet is hard to come by. It’s a fact of life in the 21st century. We live in an age of constant connection, instant access and googling everything. And as wonderful as that can be, Read more…


How To Decorate Leather Using Tooling, Marbling, Dabbing, Printing, Painting and Patchwork

Increasing the aesthetic qualities of an item to be produced is one of the powerful means through which manufacturers win greater market share for their products. The leather craftsman must know these decorative techniques so that s/he can utilise them Read more…


Shading Techniques in Art

Shading is the technique of showing tones or values on an object through gradual gradations for it to look ‘solid’ and have a three dimensional effect. Shading techniques allow you to weave layer upon layer of pencil marks to add Read more…


Raku Firing

Of all the things I make, a good many of them acquire a crackle finish through Raku firing. How that happens is as follows. I start with the sculpture I want to make. That could be anything, a mask, an Read more…


Reasons for Decorating and Finishing Leather Items

Decoration is the means or process through which the appearance of an artwork is enhanced or made more attractive. The decoration of articles and works in leatherwork has several benefits or importance both to producers, customers and the product itself. Read more…


Tips To Use A Chalk Marker

Have you heard about chalk markers? You may have because they have been increasing in popularity in the here and now. As a matter of fact, they are so popular and useful that they are being used at home, events, Read more…


Use of Colorants in the Plastic Industry

Pigment orange, pigment blue, pigment green; you name it and you have an attractive piece of plastic ware with that colour tint in some store or the other. However, in today’s times the scope of pigments and dyes in plastics Read more…