2 Ways to get to outside lands!

GIVEAWAY

WCC and OL are joining forces to bring you two chances to win a pair of 3-day tickets to Outside Lands 2019!

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MAJOR GIVEAWAY ALERT!! 

GIVEAWAY

Heath Ceramics has been designing, making, and selling ceramics in the Bay Area since 1948, and they are helping support WCC by partnering with us to give away 50 pairs of their classic Large Mugs...

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’Tis the Season

AN SF SUMMER ‘19 BUYING GUIDE

Everyone knows that spring is sappy, summer’s too sweaty, fall is sad, and winter is for chumps. This is why the city of San Francisco voted to get rid of the old seasons sometime in the late 1800s (don’t fact check us on that) and replace them with something new...

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Great outdoors (for the Indoors) Buying guide 

AN SF SUMMER ‘19 BUYING GUIDE

Someday, whether you like it or not, you’ll find yourself in nature.

You’ll find yourself at a campground, on a beach, or in a big national park. Your mind will race with thoughts like “this carpet is weird” or “the ceiling is blinding me” or “that massive housecat keeps following me around”...

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TUNE IN, TRY ON, WEAR OUT

AN SF SUMMER ‘19 BUYING GUIDE

Shoes are many things.

Essentially, they exist to simply cover your feet: they protect your soles, they guard your toes, and they help you get from point A to point B...


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applications for WCC Los angeles are now open!


Tinseltown. La La Land. Shaky Town. The Big Orange. Lotusland. Home of “Los Doyers”.

City of Angels.

Los Angeles has had many names over the years, but there’s one thing it’s never had until 2019: a West Coast Craft...


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SPACE IS THE PLACE

A SUMMER ‘19 SHOPPING GUIDE.

We’ll be the first to admit it: the cosmos is a pretty hard concept to wrap your head around. Realizing that we’re all just living our lives on a massive ball hurtling through an infinitely expanding galaxy populated by innumerable stars and planets and gas clouds and comets and...just wow, right? Space is a trip...


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applications for the wcc x outside lands marketplace are now open!


West Coast Craft is excited to announce that the WCC X OL Marketplace will set up shop this Summer in the Polo Fields of Golden Gate Park for the Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival!

With nearly double the space of last year, WCC is looking for the most innovative artists, designers, and craftspeople to join us...


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People: Hank Cheng


The room of a manga-obsessed teenager. A late night bar emptied of patrons. A one-room apartment somewhere in Taiwan. A sleepy roadside pit stop, junked-out cars in the side lot. Two massive robots, fighting to the death in a bombed out city...


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Places: THE WATTS TOWERS


When driving through Los Angeles on the I-105 you might catch a startling sight among the rows of tract houses: a handful of spindly towers glittering in the Southern California sun, jutting up out of nowhere on a tiny spot of land...


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The Wcc scholarship PRogram


Beginning with the second show in the winter of 2014, WCC has offered three booths per show to up-and-coming artist and designer craftspeople whose work reflects not just the spirit and style of the West Coast, but also a potential for a robust and exciting creative practice...


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WCC Winter ‘18 recap


The Winter '18 show was a big milestone for West Coast Craft -- not only was it our most well-attended weekend yet, it was also WCC's five year anniversary. To commemorate the occasion, we collaborated with...


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five years of wcc: five years of setting the stage


West Coast Craft is celebrating its five year anniversary this year, and we can't believe how quickly the time has flown! It's been five years of showcasing the best artist...


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Watch: at home with jim henson


Follow along with CBS This Morning and Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, as he tours his Muppet Workshop in 1989. The Muppets were a staple in American...


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five years of wcc: five years of artists


Over the past five years, WCC has not only hosted an amazing roster of vendors, but it's also made space for the work of a stellar list of artists to create site-specific... 

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progress vs innovation: In conversation with female entrepreneurs of color


This past November, West Coast Craft teamed up with Temi Adamolekun of Radiant Spaces to host an important and necessary discussion centered around this question...


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five years of wcc: five years of fashion


Every time we have one of our shows one thing is certain: we're going to get one of the best dressed and on-trend crowds in the West. New takes on old favorites, to-die-for vintage duds, and the best and brightest...


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foliage as inspiration: A collection of wcc ‘18 vendors 


Flowers! Succulents! Foliage! The prevalence of all things plant in everyday life has reached new heights; botany has moved from the garden, into our homes... 



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Bookshelf: HUMANDS, by mario mariotti (1983)


Though we sometimes forget, art doesn’t have to be sophisticated, or grand, or expensively made. Never was this more apparent then with the life’s work of the late Italian composer Mario Mariotti...



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go see: material domestication at the museum of craft and design


Showing from now until June 14th at the Museum of Craft & Design, Material Domestication features the work of six contemporary artists...


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Watch: TOPS, by Charles and Ray Eames (1969)


Originally started in 1966 and only worked on during breaks between other projects, Tops (1969) is both a celebration of the historic art of spinning top making and Charles Eames’ long-standing fascination...


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People: Charlene Holy Bear and her beaded vans


Charlene Holy Bear didn’t set out to become the creator of highly sought after custom Van’s skateshoes - she just sort of fell into it...



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