MAVENS & STORYTELLERS

Mavens & Storytellers: J Michael Welton

Museum of the Arts and Crafts Movement

By Regina M. Connell. All images courtesy of Architects + Artisans. Sometimes, kindred spirits can be found in the most unlikely locales. The recognized design capitals—New York, London, Tokyo, Berlin, Shanghai, and San Francisco—are places where we all wear a … Continue reading

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Profile: Megan Schwarz, Seed to Serum

Profile: Megan Schwarz of Seed To Serum

By Dominique Koudsi. All photos courtesy of Megan Schwarz. In today’s world of selfies and Kim Kardashian make-up tutorials, it’s easy to start seeing beauty through the lens of an Instagram “filter”: as something no longer in the eye of … Continue reading

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Mavens and Storytellers: Rena Tom

Makeshift Society

By Regina Connell. Rena Tom has just gotten done with a successful Kickstarter campaign for her latest venture, to create the Brooklyn outpost of the Makeshift Society, the creative clubhouse for creative freelancers. How was it? “45 days of crazy.” … Continue reading

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Mavens and Storytellers: Marcella Echavarria

Cambodian hand spun silks at Morimoto atelier in Angkor Wat Cambodia

By Regina Connell. There are some people out there who just can’t help themselves. And thank goodness. Because if it weren’t for them, the world would be a far sorrier place. And less beautiful, too. Marcella Echvarria is one of … Continue reading

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