TEXTILES+PAPER

Composure: Appreciation with Deriva Paper

Composure: Appreciation with Deriva Paper

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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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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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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Of Cowboys and Artisans: Amanda Salm

Black Holes and Oxbows

By Regina Connell. I know it’s not always true, but when I think of things handcrafted, I think of the solid, the durable, the unmoving: the object. I don’t think as often of more kinetic, sculptural work, though obviously, plenty … Continue reading

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