Hybrid Craft: Showcase of Physical, Digital Integration of Design, Craft Skills

Aug. 19, 2015


Amit Zoran


This article introduces the Hybrid Craft exhibition, positioning 15 hybrid projects in the context of today’s Maker culture. Each project demonstrates a unique integration of contemporary making practice with traditional craft. The presenters in the show represent a wide range of professional backgrounds: independent makers, students and teachers, designers associated with research institutes, and commercial organizations. The background of Hybrid Craft, the makers and their works, including tool-making, jewelry, bowl-making and interactive design, are presented. The discussion focuses on integrating human skill and design to introduce a diverse portfolio of technologies used in this hybrid making process.

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