Definitions

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  • noun The state or quality associated with being an artisan

Etymologies

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artisan +‎ -ship

Examples

  • During New York City's recent Fashion Week, LVMH, which owns Louis Vuitton — a 156-year-old company best known for its stodgy suitcases, which are selling briskly even as newer offerings like watches suffer — held an event called "The Art of Craftsmanship," to educate young hip designers on the importance of old-fashioned values such as artisanship and the mastery of traditional skills.

    Classic to the Core

  • This paper is just another example of “[p] artisanship all the time, everywhere.”

    The Volokh Conspiracy » The Modest Role of the Warrant Clause in National Security Investigations

  • With all due respect to that old Johnson, it's a perfect example of a post-war American manufacturing industry that emphasized efficiency and speed over hand-crafted, high-priced artisanship.

    Signs of the Times

  • I once loved you, and was troubled to see that thing go viral, especially with the groom what's his name again? drawn as one of Wagner's rapacious little Nibelungen, though you have to admire the artisanship, and the groom's lavish death by intestinal extrusion, which took years of study.

    My Super PAC Is Driving Me CRAZY

  • Since knowledge of a material art was thought to provide a "sort" of wisdom, products of artisanship were considered to demonstrate virtù by their capacity to assist the mind to rise above the realm of the senses to divine contemplation.

    Architecture and Memory: The Renaissance Studioli of Federico da Montefeltro

  • And since then I have, honestly, had satisfaction, and people have said good things about artisanship, and individuality.

    When only a really sharp pencil will do

  • Signs backstage drilled in the show's themes: "quality, heritage, tailoring, sensuality, artisanship."

    Small Fashion House Sets Pattern in Milan

  • Signs backstage drilled in the show's themes: "quality, heritage, tailoring, sensuality, artisanship."

    Small Fashion House Sets Pattern in Milan

  • Spain will treat you to peerless moments of collective artisanship; but they may also leave you feeling a bit cold.

    World Cup 2010: How a love of Spain can make for a sterile affair

  • This orbit will be found on the top line of life; which values kinship, community, family, artisanship, faith, and the celebration of life in general.

    The Top Line

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