THE CREATORS

Noticed: Honoring Craft Through Craft

Takumi

By Regina Connell. What grabbed me first was the slightly ridiculous notion of a Lexus IS—a working one, mind you—made out of cardboard. 1700 pieces of it to be exact. The cardboard sat atop a steel and aluminum frame, and … Continue reading

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DxV: Adi Toch

PebbleBowl1

By Regina Connell. Brass, copper, even bronze: they’ve been having their heyday in the interiors world over the last few years. But whatever happened to silver? Not chrome, polished nickel and all those silver-colored items, but the real thing: Sterling, … Continue reading

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DxV: The Conrans

Matador Chair, designed by Terence Conran, image courtesy of the Conran Blog

By Regina Connell. It’s that nature or nurture question, once again. Does talent get handed down through genes, or through context and upbringing? The Conran Family certainly is a case in point. This is a family that has more creative … Continue reading

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DxV: Lue Brass

DxV: Lue Brass

Regina Connell.   Trendy as it is, I’ve never been terribly enamored of brass. Copper, yes. Steel, yes. Silver, absolutely. Gold, well of course. But brass always felt, well, cheap. But over the last year, I’ve decided to make an … Continue reading

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