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About

Kathryn Hinton designs and makes jewellery and silverware in her studio in Edinburgh.  

Using new technology alongside traditional processes Kathryn creates contemporary work with unique faceted forms and textures. The faceted silverware and jewellery are made using rapid prototyping and computer numerically controlled (CNC) milling with press forming and casting.

Kathryn’s jewellery and silverware has been exhibited throughout the UK and internationally.

Qualifications and Education

2008-2010 MPhil by Project ‘The Craft of Digital Tooling’, Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery, Royal College of Art
2006-2008 MA Goldsmithing, Silversmithing, Metalwork and Jewellery, Royal College of Art
2003-2004 Bishopsland Workshop, South Oxfordshire
2000-2003 First Class BA(Hons) Goldsmithing, Silversmithing and Jewellery Design, Kent Institute of Art and Design
1999-2000 BTEC Foundation of Art and Design, Kent Institute of Art and Design

Residences

2012-2013 Design Informatics Resident Entrepreneurs Programme, Edinburgh University - ‘Digital Hammer’ project
2011-2012 Artist in Residence, Jewellery and Silversmithing department, Edinburgh College of Art

Grants and Awards

2014 Creative Scotland, Artists Bursary
2013 Shortlisted for KetelOne Modern Craft Project, Great Britain
2013 Commendation from Worshipful Company of Pewterers, Clock design
2012 Gold Award, Worshipful Company of Goldsmiths Craftsmanship and Design Awards
2012 Creative Scotland, Professional Development Award
2008 Award for silverware, The Worshipful Company of Armourers and Braziers
2008 Best in silver, Theo Fennell Award

Publications

2014 Silversmithing, A contemporary guide to Making, by Brian Hill and Andrew Putland
2014 Printing things, Gestalten
2013 Digital Crafts by Ann Marie Shillito
2013 Print Shift by Dezeen
2013 Silver Triennial International, Arnoldsche
2012 Humor in Craft by Brigitte Martin, Schiffer Publishing Ltd