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‘I am fascinated by how products from one culture are reinterpreted to suit another. It echoes the “remoulding” of our own identities’ SIBA SAHABI, P.20

Persona masks by Siba Sahabi, made from layers of 18-millimetrethick balsa wood

REGULARS

04 Previews

Wearable weeds, a bamboo intervention and India’s new home for making 18 Story of a commission

Katie Spragg’s urban jungle comes to life at the Garden Museum 20 Inspiration

Siba Sahabi on reshaping the self 22 Talent spot

Rising star Luke Fuller’s rugged, rock-like vessels are fuelled by mining 24 Letter from America

How cross-border movement can be a creative coup 68 Reviews

Nick Cave’s technicolour world, makers reimagine blanc de Chine, and glassblowing meets reality TV 108 Thinking aloud

Tanya Harrod champions oral histories at the British Library

FEATURES

28 Clay cities

Ceramics are making a comeback in the urban realm. Riya Patel meets makers, artists and architects reshaping our towns 34 Shattered lives

Alison Lowry’s fragile glass sculptures tell hard truths, discovers Debika Ray 40 Balancing act

Art, craft and design converge in the modernist home of two art world mavens. Glenn Adamson takes a tour 52 A new vision for Palestine

Craft is a tool for renewal in the hands of a fresh generation. Laura Snoad reports 62 Drama in the detail

Caroline Roux goes behind the curtain at the Royal Opera House to see the hidden skills creating its new production 79 Christmas gift guide

Indispensable tips from makers, top fairs, the best books of the year, and the courses for every personality on your gift list

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