Until the 17 November, the ‘Centro de Artesanía de la Comunidad Valencia’, Valencia’s craftsmanship centre, will hold the exhibition entitled ‘Retorno del sentimiento’, the ‘rediscovery of feeling’; a showcase which combines 30 pieces designed by students of the Industrial Design Engineering and Product Development course at the Polytechnic University of Valencia, and made by craftsmen of different fields such as ceramics, ironwork, glass, textiles and wood.

The exhibition has two aims: the first is to demonstrate the essential collaboration at play between design and craftsmanship through the combination of creativity and manual skill. This is visible in the way that some of the pieces reinterpret their traditional form, giving new value to the objects. Secondly, the display at the Centro de Artensanía aims to challenge the “burying” of emotions by Western design culture, promoting rediscovery and the ability to empathise and to analyse the finished product.