The Balvenie Connoisseurs of Craft is an initiative by The Balvenie to aid the growth of craftsmanship in Southeast Asia, with the mission of preserving the art of handcrafting, restoring the value of craftsmanship and encouraging its appreciation.
To achieve its mission, the initiative is dedicating itself towards providing aspiring craftsmen in the region with a well-equipped workstation, a conducive working space for creation, mentorship by the masters in their respective areas of expertise and the promotion of their craft on various platforms.
This year, six craftsmen have been enrolled in The Balvenie Connoisseurs of Craft Initiative. They specialize in different types of craftwork from carpentry, printmaking, industrial design to leather crafting, metalsmith and shoemaking.
Click on their profiles and get to know them.