I can’t help but smile wide watching the trailer for “We Are The Best!, ” a Swedish film by Lukas Moodysson. The film follows two 13-year-old best friends who are outcasts at their school for being punk rockers after punk is dead. But, guys, punk’s not dead! The film was released in the US at […]
I’m excited to be joining a wonderful group of women on Thursday, May 22nd for a panel discussion on creativity. Join us for the CRAVE Fuel event at Spruce Upholstery (6611 N. Lamar Blvd). I’ll be speaking with Amanda Brown (Spruce), Maura Ambrose (Folk Fibers), Chelsea Fullerton (Go Forth), and Jessica Sanders (Drink.Well). Reserve your […]Pin It
Ya’ll know I will jump at any excuse to head back to Marfa. Thankfully, the Trans-Pecos Music Festival is happening next weekend, which means we’re heading back West! I’m excited to be teaching a leather tooling workshop on Friday, September 13th at El Cosmico–snag your tickets right here before you go, as spots are limited. […]Pin It
The second issue of Synonym is now available. I’ve been loving this smart bi-annual magazine; each issue provides a wealth of inspiration just in time for summer.
I’m hitting the road for a short vacation back to Marfa this weekend with friends. Looking forward to having more time this trip to see Donald Judd’s work, catch up with my favorite boot makers, and just explore town. It’s my official “kick off to summer” trip, and inspiration for our new collection.
Mindy Shapero is an LA-based artist who explores the power of material studies. Her sculptures are awe-inspiring, just like the titles of her work. The piece below is titled It’s always happening right now even after.
My need for ceramics knows no bounds. These ITMC Studio Ceramics, created exclusively for Totokaelo, have such beautiful forms. I would love to place them in my studio on a single floating shelf for inspiration. File this away under other mediums I would love to work in.Pin It
I saw this post on one of my daily reads, This Improvised Life, and I had to share with you. I learned to embrace failing a while ago, but it’s a lesson we all relearn from time to time. Failing can be good–it means that you are trying. Fear of failure is what holds us […]
Working Title is a new show on KQED hosted by Kelly Lynn Jones of Little Paper Planes and Andrew Martin Scott of Neddles & Pens. They interview and visit with Bay Area artists and entrepreneurs, folks that are creating and making their lives in unique and different ways. The conversation isn’t just about what inspires […]Pin It
Fairbault Woolen Mill is a 147 yr old company based in Fairbault, Minnesota that was brought back from collapse 2 years ago. They spin, dye, and weave their own fabric for blankets, throws, and other soft goods, carrying on a long tradition in their town. It’s a beautiful story for a beautiful product. I’m saving […]