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 […]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 […]
I’m really excited to share this wonderful video of Folk Fibers, shot for her Levis’ Made Here collaboration. Maura Grace Ambrose is a talented fiber artist and grower who’s crafting beautiful quilts and soft goods. She grows her own natural dyes in East Austin and hand dyes much of her fabric. Here’s a look at […]
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.
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.