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From Paris to Penang, craftsmanship is having a moment

From Paris to Penang, craftsmanship is having a moment

By Susan Skelly
Updated March 25 2024 - 12:11am, first published March 19 2024 - 3:00pm

In the backstreets of Montparnasse, in search of baguette and brie, I expect narrow cobblestoned laneways and Parisian ambience. I do not expect to be dodging a long-load truck whose cargo is the base of an 18-tonne, early-20th-century poster-printing press.

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