Tag Archives: Artisan

Reviving Craft As Enlightened Self-Interest

By Regina Connell. However you feel about luxury—and in particular, conventional luxury fashion and design (all those labels, all those ads!)—you have to admit: it is the savior of craft skills. We can all say we love handcrafted work, and decry … Continue reading

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Noticed: Honoring Craft Through Craft

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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What is Luxury? The V&A Explores…

By Regina Connell. Given the interest in what we’ve been calling alternative luxury, I was delighted when I heard a few months ago that London’s Victoria and Albert Museum was going to be doing an exhibit on the much-maligned “L” … Continue reading

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DxV: David Wiseman

By Regina Connell. Simply put, David Wiseman makes utterly unforgettable work that straddles the line between art, craft, and design. He’s one of the few true modern artisans out there, someone who combines ancient skills, techniques, and sensibilities with a … Continue reading

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