Shaker Museum

Meet the Makers’ Circle, an advisory group of contemporary artists and designers working closely with Shaker Museum to advance dialogue around the relationship between past and contemporary material culture and explore how makers express their values in their work.

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Makers' Circle

Ini Archibong

Archibong’s practice is characterized by craftsmanship and the integrity of his chosen materials, as well as a passion for world cultures and his own Nigerian heritage. Photo by Julian Anderson.



Bode was the first female designer to show at New York Fashion Week: Men’s. The brand began with a collection of one-of-a-kind garments composed entirely of antique textiles.


Nacho Carbonell

Carbonell is known for his tactile approach to sculpture, playing with texture, experimental techniques, and natural materials.



gt2P (great things to People) is an art, architecture, and design studio based in Chile. Photo by Cristobal Palma.


The Haas Brothers

The Haas Brothers are Nikolai and Simon Haas. The Los Angeles-based brothers work across creative disciplines including fashion, film, music, art, and design. Photo by Tim Hans.



Designer Katja Hettler and architect Jula Tüllmann are the duo behind the Berlin/Miami-based studio, hettler.tüllmann.


@katjahettler @jula_tullmann

Sheila Hicks

Hicks received a Fulbright scholarship in 1957-58 to paint in Chile. While in South America, she developed her interest in working with fibers.


Ladies & Gentlemen Studio

Founded by Dylan Davis and Jean Lee in 2010, their bi-coastal design studio offers objects from lighting, furniture and accessories to creative direction of spaces and experiences.


Bibhu Mohapatra

Mohapatra is a New York-based fashion and jewelry designer who launched his first collection during New York Fashion Week in 2009.


Emmett Moore

Moore was the first Miami-based designer to have a solo exhibition at Design Miami/.



Neri&Hu was founded in 2004 by partners Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu, Neri&Hu Design and Research Office is an inter-disciplinary architectural design practice based in Shanghai.


Jolie Ngo

Ngo is a Vietnamese-American ceramic artist expanding the potential of the vessel form by creating cyborgian objects that acknowledge past ceramic traditions while smiling towards the future.


David Nosanchuk

Nosanchuk is a New York City-based artist whose work is a combination of rigour, history, technology, and storytelling.


Tom Sachs

Sachs is a sculptor best known for his elaborate recreations and provocative reproductions of various pop culture icons.


Katie Stout

Stout is a Brooklyn-based designer known for her whimsical and provocative Lady Lamps.


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Bucket, Covered pail used in the infirmary of the Church Family, Canterbury, NH