Tag Archives: Bay Area

DxV: Silvia Song

DxV: Silvia Song

By Regina Connell. This isn’t the most politically correct thing to say but craft work—making—tends to break down along gender lines. In general, textiles seem to a woman’s “thing.” Metalwork and glassblowing: mostly a male “thing.” Ceramics: a little more … Continue reading

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Jess Wainer: Sculptress of Light

How light can shape place

By Regina Connell. Making the rounds of design trade shows in the last year, I’ve seen a great deal of lighting. And most of it bored me silly. The big problem was the utter sameness of it: an endless riff on the Lindsay … Continue reading

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DxV: Florian Roeper

By Regina Connell. Many artisans tend to fall in love with a single material and never move on from there.  And this is good. We’re all for monogamy after all, and it does take time and focus to hone those … Continue reading

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Noticed: Bryr

Bryr Studio

Text and photos by Rachel Filipinas. Shelves of materials fill the Bryr studio—stacks of wooden bases, neat lines of yellow foot-shaped lasts, drawers of laces, jars of shoe oil, manila folders full of patterns, a fireplace filled with books. In … Continue reading

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