Tag Archives: DESIGN

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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DxV: Misa Kumabuchi

DxV: Misa Kumabuchi

By Regina Connell. Japan is one of those countries that fascinates, but why, exactly? Is it the zen quiet of the countryside’s traditional ryokans? Is it the craziness of Tokyo’s Akihabara and Harajuku? The love of tradition? The seemingly infinite … 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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The Seductive Danger of the New, New Thing

What's the point?

By Regina Connell. I’ve long been an admirer of David Trubridge. At first it was just his designs. But then after we did our interview with him, I developed a whole new respect for his way of building a good business around … Continue reading

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