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The Little Sister – The Relationship Between Art and Craft

When does craft become art? Historically, craft was an anonymous and wide ranging category, where artisans were largely unknown and their expertise were considered less academic. While fine arts relate more to the individual and intellect, craft focuses on manual skills. Dedicated craftsmen were mastering their art to perfection but despite their skill, craft was often considered to be the "little sister" of art - the one that no one listens to...

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Perched on the top two floors of One Denman Place, Ham Yard Hotel’s adjoining residencies, is Apartment 22. The entrance is located in the hotel’s tree-lined courtyard in the heart of Soho. Upon entering this three bedroom apartment, you are embraced by joyful and lively blues, which set the tone for a journey into the blue yonder...

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