For anyone who missed our exhibition earlier this year on Will Mellor, the Arts and Crafts book artist, there’s another chance to see it at Manchester’s Central Library. The exhibition runs until 31 January 2018 and can be found in Archives+ on the ground floor of the Library and in the Wolfson Reading Room on the first floor. The Library is open Monday – Thursday 9.00am-8.00pm and on Fridays and Saturdays from 9.00am-5.00pm.
In his account of the history of the Manchester School of Art, A Hundred Years and More, David Jeremiah refers to the formation of a library which “was to become one of the country’s finest art and design libraries” and goes on to note its collection of trade catalogues for which it “has gained a national reputation”. Continue reading
One of the latest additions to our growing Process and Material Innovation Collection is the ‘GSOH Vessel’ by Michael Eden. Made in 2014, it is an outstanding example of what 3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, can achieve. Continue reading