VillageWorks Collection

Serrv’s new VillageWorks Collection is a gorgeous collaboration between volunteer designer Frank Millero and artisans in Cambodia. Frank was joined by Joseph De Leo, a professional photographer who documented the design and production process. “We titled this project ‘People Support People’ because it reveals how SERRV’s activities build a chain of mutual support connection people […]

Contemporary Textiles for the Floor

Marni Katz recently published an article on Design Milk about Nanimarquina and their process for manufacturing one of the company’s most popular, polka dots in relief rug!: a fuchsia and purple concoction from the Topissimo collection, which won a Red Dot Design Award in 2003. The following images give you a glimpse of all the steps […]

Glass Blowing in Guatemala

Copavic is a glass blowing company in Guatemala. The COPAVIC cooperative is committed to protecting the environment and transforms recycled glass into beautiful hand-blown items. Glass from soda and other beverage bottles is melted down, tinted, and used to produce a variety of glass items, including vases, sculptures, pitchers, and other household items.   Support […]

A Place to Gather: Craft in Ireland

An inspirational video for those who love and are inspired by craft: A film commissioned by the CCOI (Crafts Council of Ireland) as part of its show ‘A Place to Gather’ at London Design Week 2012.

Making a Fabric Basket/Bowl

View this tutorial and learn how to make a fabric basket/bowl! Video by “Crafty Gemini”

Stone Carving in Haiti

Produced by:  SERRV & Catholic Relief Services For more information about the artisans, please click on the following link: Artisans from Comite Artisanal Haitien

Needles, Thread, Mirrors and Scissors

Produced by: St. Mary’s Mahila Shikshan Kendra – Fair Trade Artisan Group in India. Using traditional skills to create the distinctive Gujarti style of embroidery art featuring mirrorwork and embroidered motifs. St. Mary’s is a mix of Christian, Hindu, and Muslim women working together. They have access to medical help, saving schemes, sewing education, […]

Recycled Paper beads

Produced by: Beadforlife