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Carla Fernández: Mixing Past and Present

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By Marcella Echavarria. Photos courtesy of Edgar Avila. Fashion designer Carla Fernandez looks with the eyes of a researcher, an anthropologist, a historian in awe of the immense treasures found in Mexico. Her signature design is geometric, distinctive, and respectful … Continue reading

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Virtues of Craft: Getting Beyond Balance

By Kyle Studstill. A few months ago, I found myself thinking a lot about the idea of balance and the various ways that we have come to think about it. I was intrigued by this idea because the word “balance” … Continue reading

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Virtues of Craft: The Diligent Artisan

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By Kyle Studstill. Diligence is perhaps one of the most powerful tools in an artisan’s toolbox, but it can be too easily confused with the notion of simply following rules. I make scarves, and as part of my process, I … Continue reading

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The Big Picture: Sustainable Shift

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By Kimberly Patten-Granier. All images courtesy of Herriott Grace unless otherwise noted. So, we are now sitting in 2015 with our seats and tray tables in the upright and locked position, waiting for that 10,000-foot“ding,” letting us know that it … Continue reading

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