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To help raise awareness of master craftsmanship and champion those working in the field, we support the publication of books that chime with our values and key messages. The Master’s TouchWhat is craftsmanship? How do you determine excellence? The answers lie in identifying and analysing fine craftsmanship to arrive at a definition of excellence that is as objective as possible. This publication serves as a new tool to aid our understanding and assessment of excellence in craftsmanship and offers support to those who aspire to achieve it.

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To help raise awareness of master craftsmanship and champion those working in the field, we support the publication of books that chime with our values and key messages.

The Master’s Touch
What is craftsmanship? How do you determine excellence? The answers lie in identifying and analysing fine craftsmanship to arrive at a definition of excellence that is as objective as possible. This publication serves as a new tool to aid our understanding and assessment of excellence in craftsmanship and offers support to those who aspire to achieve it.

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Art Work
Bringing together important voices in the world of art conservation, this fascinating book reveals the complex issues and problems involved in the restoration of contemporary art, an artisanal profession that requires vast knowledge of techniques and materials, and the approach of a scientist, artist and detective rolled into one.

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Crafts
This anthology brings together 65 texts on craftsmanship, published from the 1970s to the present day in many different countries, which together reflect the relevance of craftsmanship in contemporary society. These carefully selected texts create a sort of manifesto in support of craftsmanship, from which one can draw technical, intellectual and methodological resources.

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