Society of Designer Craftsmen

Society of Designer Craftsmen

At a glance


  • Arts
  • Education
  • Museums / heritage

Other details

Geographical remit: 
National - Britain


The objects of the Charity are:

  • To advance the education of the public by the encouragement and promotion of good design and fine craftsmanship particularly of new and original work;
  • For the maintenance and enhancement of the high standards of design and craftsmanship;
  • For the fostering of public understanding and interest therein; and
  • The training and education of new and young Designer-Craftsmen.


  • The presentation of exhibitions, publications, meetings and events that provide both members and the public with the opportunity to see and learn about the work of the Society and its craftsmen and women.
  • The Society actively promotes and supports the work of recent graduates through its Licentiate scheme.
  • The Mentoring Scheme for members provides direct contact with an experienced mentor within the field of the mentee. Business Workshops have also provided new licentiates with valuable information and advice.  
  • The Newsletter continues to provide a forum for discussion, offers opportunities both within and outside the Society; it is a means of communication and contact between the membership and council and outside bodies. It is supported by a Society and Members News on the website.

The website provides members with the opportunity to promote their work in their own area of the website. They are able to post news items and to have discussions within the membership forum.

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