WAYS OF WORKING

Noticed: Honoring Craft Through Craft

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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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Composure: Consideration

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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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Composure: Counterbalance

Composure: Counterbalance

By Kyle Studstill. Composure Each week we feature someone bringing beautiful things into the world through artistry, craft, and strong inner perspective. This week we explore the virtues of counterbalance with Emily Fischer of Haptic Lab. Haptic Lab designs quilts, … Continue reading

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The Only People for Me Are the Mad Ones

The Only People for Me Are the Mad Ones

By Anna Hoeschen. I read an article in McSweeney’s recently about personal branding: biting, pithy, in step with the publication’s signature voice. The author decried the murky concept of personal branding. I laughed. I mused. I got a little sad. … Continue reading

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