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Bornholm: the wonders of the craft island
8 locations
Situated near the coasts of Denmark and Germany, Bornholm is widely recognised as an island of craft. Home to many talented craftspeople, a day in Bornholm is a chance to discover traditional craftsmanship.
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Murano: the historical art of glassmaking
10 locations
Venetian glass is recognised worldwide for its centuries-old tradition and excellent quality, and the island of Murano is at the heart of this legacy. Step foot on the island to discover the history and making of masterful glass creations.
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Paris: in the shadow of the Bastille
11 locations
While visiting the capital, come and take a walk in the historical neighbourhood of La Bastille. Follow our 11 recommendations to discover this area and its resident master craftspeople, galleries, shops and workshops.
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London: a day around the Thames through the eyes of a craft expert
10 locations
While spending time in London, come and discover the recommendations of independent curator and craft expert Brian Kennedy. This itinerary will guide you through his selection of 10 craftspeople and galleries around the capital.
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Seville: the Andalusian selection of two art collectors
7 locations
In the centre of Seville, Ana Maria Abascal and Patricia Medina offer their recommendations to discover seven craftspeople and a museum. From embroidering to saddle making and ceramics, various crafts are yours to discover.
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Berlin: celebrating women's craft power in the capital
10 locations
Celebrating craftswomen in Berlin, this itinerary will lead you around the German capital to discover a variety of different crafts and techniques through our 10 recommendations of artisans, galleries and courses.
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Vilnius: the Lithuanian art of weaving
6 locations
While visiting the Lithuanian capital, follow our curated itinerary to meet talented weavers and have a go at weaving yourself. Discover traditional handcrafted woven pieces visiting local shops and find a souvenir to take home.
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Milan: exploring the city with Carla Sozzani
6 locations
Follow the recommendations of a celebrated expert. Milan gallerist and ambassador Carla Sozzani invites you to a tour of the city to discover the history of Italian design and her selection of talented craftspeople in town.
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Reykjavík: Craft inspired by nature
7 locations
Fed with the strength of volcanoes and the frozen air coming off the sea, Reykjavík is a mystical city. Recognised as one of the cleanest cities in the world, nature is at its core, and so it has become a centre of beauty and sustainability.
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Budapest: Fusing form with function
10 locations
Craftsmen of Buda and Pest, two faces of one city, draw inspiration from their heritage but are still keeping the Hungarian traditions alive, fusing from with function. Zoom in to our itinerary for Budapest and see why Hungarian craftsmen believe that novel forms cannot come at the expense of usability.
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Madrid: a passion for natural materials
10 locations
Explore Madrid’s craft culture where natural materials take centre stage. This buzzing capital city will tell you a new story of Spain’s natural beauty through contemporary interpretations of traditional, locally sourced or ancestral materials and techniques.
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Lisbon: the city built on tiles
9 locations
Experience Lisbon, a city celebrated for its colourful patterned ceramic tiles adorning architecture, floors, vessels and more. Follow our recommendations to uncover craftspeople, museums and shops that preserve the age-old Portuguese ceramic expertise.
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Florence: in the light of the Renaissance
10 locations
In the historic city of Florence immerse yourself in craftsmanship that dates as far back as the Renaissance. Follow our recommendations to explore contemporary Florentine craftspeople who are safeguarding centuries-old traditions.
Create your own itineraries
Design your own discovery of craft through a personal itinerary: by creating your profile on Homo Faber Guide, you can decide what visit will be next in the city you’re in. Shape your journey by choosing craftspeople to meet, museums, shops and galleries to visit; a tailored itinerary for wherever you are.