Tag Archives: craft

Mavens and Storytellers: Rena Tom (with an update)

Makeshift Society

By Regina Connell. When we met, Rena Tom has just gotten done with a successful Kickstarter campaign for her latest venture, to create the Brooklyn outpost of the Makeshift Society, the creative clubhouse for creative freelancers. And now, that outpost … Continue reading

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Mavens and Storytellers: Nancie Mills Pipgras

Luca Barberini Folla (2010)

By Regina Connell. I can’t imagine kicking off our coverage of mavens with anyone other than Nancie Mills Pipgras, a woman who’s helping change the way the world looks at this ancient-contemporary form of art. Luca Barberini Folla (2010) Nancie’s … Continue reading

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Inspired: Organization

Image courtesy of Fossil Faux

By Regina Connell. You know how, at the beginning of the year, all the magazines come out with their organizing issues? And did you get organized? Of course not. If you’re anything like the rest of us, you thought about … Continue reading

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Profile: Forest Dickey

Dickey_Bartizan Desk1

By Regina Connell with Nicole Bemboom. Perfection has had a bad rap of late. We’re also loving the look of distressed everything—wood, metal, leather—as a backlash or a balance against the perceived emptiness of much overly “perfect” industrial design. We … Continue reading

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