A theory of craft: function and aesthetic expression - Howard Risatti
Reinventing textiles VOL 1 tradition and innovation - Sue Rowley
Reinventing textiles VOL 3 postcolonialismn and creativity - Paul Sharrad & Anne Collett
Interesting quotes and opinions:
"The relationship between craft and design. This relationship is important because the design profession, which rose to prominence in the wake of industrialised machine production, has transformed craft's fundamental relationship to function by taking over production of most of the functional objects of daily use ."
technology allows us to make things quick maybe with less creativity - book preface