Natalie Davis
Posted on June 26, 2014 by Natalie Davis on Canoe, textiles, tools

Building tools

As a designer, I spend a lot of time thinking about how I work and live in my space, both at home and in the studio. I’m quite particular about functionality and the beauty of the objects that surround me. Ever since my days as a shop girl at the beloved Rare Device, I’ve dreamt […]

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Posted on January 30, 2012 by Natalie Davis on textiles, wares

Doug Johnston

Doug Johnston is a Brooklyn-based textile artist that creates visually stunning baskets and sculpture from sewn cotton cord. I love the idea of taking soft sculpture and turning it into a functional everyday item. There’s a sense of wonder and whimsy to these pieces that feels other-worldly.

Posted on January 25, 2012 by Natalie Davis on inspiration, textiles, travel

Mexican Folk Art

 

Browsing through a new book* on Mexican Folk art, I’m currently obsessing over all the textures, color, and pattern. Wish I could book a trip to Oaxaca soon…

*the book is “The Popular Arts of Mexico” by Kojin Toneyama, published in 1974 by Weatherhill/Heibonsha.