Juliette MacDonald, FRSA, FSA (Scot) completed her PhD at the University of St Andrews and is currently Head of the School of Design, Edinburgh College of Art, University of Edinburgh. Her interests focus on the evolution of practices of craft and the ways in which craft connects creativity, place and identity. She also works collaboratively in the field of design and material culture.
She writes on craft, heritage and design theory and practice and has contributed chapters, articles and reviews to various Journals and books most recently: Sloppy Craft: Post-disciplinarity and the crafts (Berg 2015) and Death in Modern Scotland, 1855–1955 Beliefs, Attitudes and Practices (Berlinn, 2016)
She is co-founder of the Naked Craft Network, and a co-curator of Naked Craft, a touring exhibition across Canada and Scotland.