Workshop therapy

Fun workshops that help unleash the artisan in its participants are fast catching on. By Tay Suan Chiang

Published Fri, Dec 13, 2013 · 10:00 PM
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IN a world where off-the-shelf instant gratification is the norm, the idea of making something with one's bare hands seems like an archaic one. But not to Tyrwhitt General Company (TGC), which runs a retail space in Tyrwhitt Road that stocks a well-curated selection of quality crafted brands.

As purveyors of the traditional artisan movement, TGC also prides itself on organising workshops conducted by master crafters. "We want participants to appreciate the beauty of crafted goods as well as get their hands dirty in making their very own personalised items," says Irwin Lim, one of the three founders at TGC. "We want to take them through a journey to better understand the products they love, appreciate their design and even add their own elements and spin to them. We want people to not just buy things, but to experience…

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