Category Amazing Makers

Buy me this!

So, I was just trolling the internet… gratuitously procrastinating because I really should be doing some work right now… when I came across this amazing carpet! Designed by the Amsterdam based firm, 70f, these over-sized doilies are literally crocheted out…

Emily Miranda

I just got a text from a friend, who came across an article from the New York Times featuring the jewelry of Emily Miranda. The text was a picture of the full article, which I’ve posted below. I’m always ecstatic…

BEST HOLIDAY GIFT EVER!

This ring was made by a great design company called Nervous System, and I am totally in love with it! It’s made using Selective Laser Sintering, a kind of 3D printing. These forms would be impossible to create by traditional…

Poor Jewelry Design

I recently came across an interesting article about young contemporary jewelry on DesignBoom. The article, Poor Jewelry Design, focuses on avant garde jewelers who are more concerned with creating objects that communicate issues of value, history, status, or material connotations…

Kirsten Hassenfeld Installation

I’m very excited about the upcoming exhibition of Kirsten Hassenfeld’s new sculptures at the David Winton Bell Gallery. The show opens on the 29th, and runs through the first of November. I’ve been a fan of Hassenfeld for quite a…

Gabriel Craig’s Mobile Studio

I just came across last months issue of American Craft Magazine. There was an exciting article by Virginia based metalsmith and craft activist, Gabriel Craig, titled Studio on the Street. Studio on the Street articulates Craig’s investigations in taking his…