The Future of Craftsmanship

The Future of Craftsmanship

Empire International

One Hundred Years of Empire – The Haddad Family’s Century-Long Passion for Cinema

Pundit of the silver screen, Mario Haddad Sr, CEO of Empire International, has dedicated his life and career to bringing cinema to the Middle...
The Coulson Group: Unique by Design

The Coulson Group: Unique by Design

Cliff Coulson was a Canadian war hero and frontiersman – a tank and bulldozer operator who assisted allied troops in the Second World War....
Launching Into a New Market

Launching Into a New Market

On 12th April 1961, cosmonaut Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin became the first man in space when he completed one orbit of the earth in the...
Traditionally Innovators or Innovative Traditionalists – Research Findings on Family Businesses in Craftsmanship

Traditionally Innovators or Innovative Traditionalists – Research Findings on Family Businesses in Craftsmanship

Intuitively, it seems like tradition and innovation are at odds. We often feel like we must discard the past in order to move on...
Tanihata and the Art of Kumiko Ramma: Traditional Japanese Craftsmanship

Tanihata and the Art of Kumiko Ramma: Traditional Japanese Craftsmanship

Tanihata is at the forefront of one of Japan’s oldest architectural traditions: Kumiko Ramma. The family company's CEO, Tanihata Nobuo, is a traditionalist with...

Hand-Forged Axes, Stamina and Products Made to Last: Gränsfors Bruk’s Craftsmanship Holding Strategy

Elevating the axe as an exquisitely handcrafted tool seems like an unconventional strategy in the age of single-use consumerism. Gränsfors Bruk, however, proves that...
Azza Fahmy: The Women Behind Egypt’s Most Iconic Jewellery Brand

Azza Fahmy: The Women Behind Egypt’s Most Iconic Jewellery Brand

Luxury brand Azza Fahmy stands for some of the most sought-after and highly regarded jewellery in the world. The studio's namesake, Egyptian designer, artist and...
Tessitura Luigi Bevilacqua

Tessitura Luigi Bevilacqua: Traditional Fabric Weaving in the Heart of Venice since 1875

With a long, rich history in creating artisanal fabrics, Venice occupies a prominent position in the world of textiles. Integral to this legacy of...
Todd Oppenheimer

Modernisation, Globalisation and the Democratisation of Craftsmanship

The Japanese term monozukuri translates literally as "making things". Figuratively, the word is similar to the English "craftsmanship" but goes further to address providence,...
Riluc: A Renaissance in Portuguese Furniture

Riluc: A Renaissance in Portuguese Furniture

When it comes to furniture, Ricardo Lucas is a visionary. To solidify his place in the industry, the Portuguese entrepreneur has developed a highly...