Italy’s largest and most northerly province, South Tyrol derives its uniqueness from the fusion of Austrian and Italian cultures which influences the design, architecture, cuisine and language of the region.
Glass artist Vicky Higginson hand-blows forms which she then works into using cutting, carving and engraving techniques to create vessels and sculptural forms.
Using woods grown locally in Dumfries & Galloway, artist basketmaker Lizzie Farey creates work ranging from traditional baskets to contemporary sculptural forms.
Based in Dumfries & Galloway, Peter Wareing makes pots which are traditional in form, but expressively decorated and illustrated.
Jeweller Natalie Sedgwick of Lapwing Designs says: “Living on the west coast of Scotland has given me a constant source of inspiration for my work.”
Using silver, gold, pearls and semi-precious stones, artist jeweller Sheana Stephen creates individual pieces of jewellery inspired by flowers and the garden, legends and the texture of the sea and shore
A member of the Cowal Collective Karen Komurcu, a.k.a. Linocut Lassie, makes linocut prints on her kitchen table.