» Skip to content

Blog

Sign up for our weekly updates which tell you what we have been up to, and what has been exciting us over the previous seven days.

Mario MerzRead MoreDecember 5, 2020

Mario Merz was fascinated by the Fibonacci sequence, the mathematical description of spirals.

The ArcticRead MoreDecember 5, 2020

Blog

A new exhibition has reopened at the British Museum in London: Arctic: Culture and Climate .

KolamRead MoreSeptember 5, 2020

Blog

Kolam is the Asian art and craft of making patterns out of ground rice to greet the start of each day.

Article of the week - Number FourRead MoreFebruary 29, 2020

Blog

Each week the blog presents a different article from the collection in the studio. This week, a woven whirlpool...

Late summer in ShetlandRead MoreAugust 3, 2019

It is a little while since we shared some pics of the islands. This year the summer colours are absolutely brilliant, in all senses of the word.

Conserving the Emperor's CarpetRead MoreJune 22, 2019

The Metropolitan Museum in New York conserved and displayed a unique carpet. The job took years...

Flowers at the studioRead MoreJune 15, 2019

Blog

Over the time we have been in the buildings in Sellafirth, fourteen years now, we have been looking after the wild flowers that come up each year in what looks like barren ground.

Nora Fok Read MoreFebruary 23, 2019

Blog

A friend-of-the-blog has sent in a link for an article on thisiscolossal.com which has had us enthralled.

The Joan Project and The Shetland Tweed CompanyRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

Blog

Two exciting things have happened this week...

The Britain-Zimbabwe Society - a Research DayRead MoreFebruary 23, 2019

On the 15th June this year, the Britain-Zimbabwe Society will be holding a Research Day focused on Creativity and Innovation in Zimbabwean Arts and Science.