The New Craftsman

I called in at the New Craftsman on South Row to pick up some John Julian plates.   We’re short.   Luckily, they had some samples which they sold at Black Friday prices.   I am full of admiration for what Mark Henderson and his staff (I say this not just because they found what I needed at short notice) have achieved in the New Craftsman in terms of making the crafts, which traditionally have been cheap, earnest and rural into sophisticated, but still affordable, one-off art objects.   And they’ve redecorated the shop as a souk:-


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