Craftsmanship in the Digital Age

The notion of craftmanship is evolving. Increasingly, the age-old knowledge of woodcarvers, masons, and other craftspeople is embedded in an intelligent design process using geometric computer models and machine fabrication to develop new crafts and architectural métiers.  Today, craft is computational.  And yet, as Brandon Clifford of Matter Design argues, “we have more in common today with preindustrial master makers than we do with modern masters.”