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Consider This: The Craft of the Umbrella

Tokyo Rain: Yoshinori Mizutani via It's Nice That

By Regina Connell. Living well = fewer + better … tools for living. The right knives in the kitchen, things like a great hairbrush (don’t underestimate this), the right t-shirt, well-made shoes that last—and that go with everything. But what about the … Continue reading

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Books: Spring Picks from Brett Hennessey

Hennessy + Ingalls, DTLA

By Regina Connell. The latest crop of art, design, and craft tomes is out: here’s what Brett Hennessey of cult design bookstore Hennessey + Ingalls is admiring these days. (And that’s in addition to celebrating the opening of his newly relocated store … Continue reading

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Shaking the House: Seeking Out “Ugliness”

Lladro Little Kitty

By Regina Connell. It’s not just Marie Kondo and Martha Stewart anymore. It seems that these days, everyone’s cottoned onto the idea of a good spring clean. There are even apps that help you with it. Please. Each major culture has a … Continue reading

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Something More than Money

The Borderers of Saint Pauls

By Regina Connell. It’s not all about money. While the biggest financial supporter of specialized artisan craft skills is no doubt the commercial luxury fashion sector, there’s another sector that has long supported great craft skills: the church. Just as … Continue reading

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