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Space Makes Place: Conde House

Conde House Work in Process. Or is that progress in work?

By Regina Connell. Typically, we think of Japanese companies as either gargantuan industrial corporations or very small enterprises. The giants are the likes of Sony, Uniqlo, Toyota. On the micro side of the ledger, we think of Japanese artisans and craftsmen, laboring in clay, … Continue reading

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Noticed: The Art of the Longboard

Florian Roeper's masterful longboards

By Regina M. Connell. I’ve never surfed and don’t really have a desire to do so. Snowboarding: ditto. And I think I’ve been on a skateboard exactly once. It was not pretty. Being built for comfort not speed, I’ve concluded that … Continue reading

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Obsession: the Trug

Jane Crisp Trug. Image courtesy of Jane Crisp.

By Regina Connell. This is one of the most gorgeous things I’ve seen in a while. There’s a woman whose work I’ve been obsessed with but about whom I haven’t had much of a chance to write. So I might … Continue reading

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Noticed: Silvia Song

Indigo dyed bowls

By Regina M. Connell. I’ve been going through a phase recently where the minimal has been appealing to me a little less. I want things a little more baroque, so to speak (not fully but a little more in that … Continue reading

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