Project initiated and coordinated by Artesania Catalunya directed by Gemma Amat and designer Gerard Moline.
Catalunya has a wide variety of soils and climates, in addition to the many cultural contributions made throughout the centuries enjoyed throughout its territory of craft demonstrations of great relevance and representativeness. Craft activities which are specific and unique to different areas.
Oficis Singulars Craft is a project of the Generalitat de Catalunya Catalunya recognizing the identity of some trades that are unique to Catalunya, ie, unique crafts and products closely linked to population or demarcation of origin.
The Singulars Oficis de Catalunya are related to the territory, method and product. Depend on the geographical environment in which the extraction of raw materials, processing and preparation of the final product is made.
At present the following Oficis Singulars are recognized:
Alabaster Sarral / Ceramics of La Bisbal / Ceramics Black Quart Verdú i / Madera Quemada de Sant Hilari Sacalm / Pauma Terres de l’Ebre / Lace Arenys (ret-fi) and Bobbin Lace of Arboē / Sal de Cardona / The Vic and Igualada Leather / Xisqueta Sheep Wool, Wood and Basketry Pallars hazel.
The objectives of the project are Oficis Singulars:
Lost some trades that are unique / Find new languages / design new products / facilitate commercialization.