Gifts Today magazine

CAA announces theme

Present & Collect is the theme for Contemporary Applied Arts' seasonal selling exhibition this year in November this year

With the craft movement currently enjoying widespread recognition, appreciation and momentum, collecting works and giving gifts made by the leading lights of the British applied arts scene is a growing trend.

As a leading authority on high-end British craft, Contemporary Applied Arts (CAA) is a trusted resource for those in the know.

Present & Collect is the theme for CAA’s seasonal selling exhibition this year, offering a range of thoughtful and individual accessible presents as well as high-value collectors’ pieces.

CAA is the ultimate one-stop destination for the best in British craft, ideally located in the buzzing Bankside area, close to the Southbank, the City, and commuter stations Waterloo, Blackfriars, Cannon Street and London Bridge.

CAA is a membership gallery that represents over 350 maker members from all over the UK, including leading as well as emerging names, such as tableware brand Derek Wilson.

Members specialise in furniture, lighting, ceramics, art jewellery and wearables amongst a range of other craft. The broad range appeals to both the established and the aspiring collector looking for the perfect addition to their curated home. Prices range from £40 to tens of thousands of pounds.

The Exhibition takes place 19 November - 24 December 2015 at the Contemporary Applied Arts: 89 Southwark Street, London

About Contemporary Applied Arts
• CAA is London’s original multi-disciplinary applied arts gallery, which champions and promotes only the very best of British craft. CAA is a maker membership organisation, which was founded in 1948 and registered as a charity in 1967. Its members’ work is showcased in a bright gallery and exhibition space at 89 Southwark Street, Bankside. The makers’ talent and artistic excellence is celebrated and flourishes through the activities undertaken by CAA, both with them and on their behalf.

• CAA holds exhibitions and events supporting its many prestigious and distinguished artists who create one-off decorative and functional pieces in ceramics, glass, jewellery, metal, paper, textiles, wood and furniture. It is a premier exhibition and retail outlet for learning about, appreciating, purchasing and commissioning contemporary craft work.


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