The Craft Collection

A celebration of creative manifestation.

We’re inspired by those who are mastering their craft.

At Serif, we have a great appreciation for the commitment required to turn creative vision into tangible works. Our goal is to put the spotlight on those who are committed to doing so.

The Films

The Craft of Poetry

Artist

Larry Robertson, Poet

Description

For Larry Robertson, poetry can be found everywhere. But translating it onto a page takes talent and effort. This film explores the relationship between reflection and intensity in Larry’s work.

Credits

Director: D.C. Joseph
Cinematographer: Josh Emerick
Editor: Josh Emerick
Music: Alexander Dreamer
Score: Remain Spirit
Cast: Larry Robertson

The Craft of Curation

Artist

Benjamin Holtrop, Curator

Description

Creativity, design, and art—these things make connections and evoke emotions. Curation is the process of tying each of these things together giving an environment a character of its own. Discover what curator, Benjamin Holtrop, does with his blank canvas—the apartment upstairs.

Credits

Director: Richard Smith
Producer: D.C. Joseph
Cinematographer: Richard Smith
Editor: Adam Brigham
Cast: Benjamin Holtrop

The Craft of Placemaking

Artist

Andrew Heathfield, Architect

Description

What turns a box of wood, glass, and metal into a home so impactful that it becomes a monument of rest and reflection for generations to come? Discover how architect Andrew Heathfield brings a building to life.

Credits

Director: D.C. Joseph
Cinematographer: Josh Emerick
Producer: Andrew Stiebler
Editor: Liam Bruce
Copywriter: Claire Pytlik
Music: Hammock
Cast: Andrew Heathfield

The Craft of Ceramics

Artist

Lalese Stamps, Ceramicist

Description

What separates mass produced mugs from the intentional crafting of individual pieces of ceramics? Lalese Stamps knows, as she’s making new pieces every day, each with their own character and subtle variations. Her process and the joy of small imperfections are captured in this film.

Credits

Director: D.C. Joseph
Cinematographer: Josh Emerick
Editor: Liam Bruce
Title Design: Sean Gorant
Key Grip: Chris Skomra
Music: Sense
Cast: Lalese Stamps

Nominate someone

At Serif, we are born to create. It’s in our DNA. And it’s why we continue to curate The Craft Collection. Have a craft or know someone who has mastered theirs? We want to hear about it.

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