IDEAS

Craftsmanship & Geopolitics

By Regina Connell. There’s been a buzz in the world of craft and artisanship of late, and I’m not talking about a new artisanal brew, air-dried hachiko persimmons or hand-turned foraged wood beard combs. No: I’m talking about Cuba and … Continue reading

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Composure: Permanence

By Kyle Studstill. Composure If we are to do our best work in the face of constant chaos and change, perhaps we must first hone our inner virtues as guidance. Composure produces an ongoing series of reflections, guided by creative … Continue reading

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Shaking the House: Seeking Out “Ugliness”

By Regina Connell. It’s not just Marie Kondo and Martha Stewart anymore. It seems that these days, everyone’s cottoned onto the idea of a good spring clean. There are even apps that help you with it. Please. Each major culture has a … Continue reading

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Hygge and All That: What’s Found in Translation

By Regina Connell. Language. It unites, it separates, it delights. In this political season when words are mostly used to unite in order to divide, I’m focusing on the delight side of things. Language reveals what individual cultures choose to notice … Continue reading

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