Tag Archives: DesignCraft

Places We Love: Concreteworks

By Danielle Sabalvaro. Just add water, and you’ve got a material that’s adaptable, beautiful, and sustainable–a winning combination for an age-old material. From bathtubs to bar lounges, the Oakland, California-based Concreteworks is known for thinking big and changing how people … Continue reading

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The Craft of the Market: Renegade Craft Fairs

By Regina Connell. Craft fairs and shows vary widely. There are street fairs. There are arts and craft shows. There are even holiday bazaars. Some can bore and depress you with their sameness or dodgy quality. Some can make you … Continue reading

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Noticed: The Craft of the Russian Tea Party

Reconcilliation tea set

By Peter Harris and Natalie Powell. We’d all probably know what to expect at a British tea party or Japanese tea ceremony, but what about a Russian tea party? Artist Alina Tukhvatullina’s handcrafted brass and walnut tea set transports us … Continue reading

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Flax Project: Christien Meindertsma’s Newest Work

Linen tea towels, image courtesy of Thomas Eyck

By Meghan Urback. Earlier this spring, I was fortunate enough to meet Dutch designer Christien Meindertsma in San Francisco.  Her work is a huge inspiration to me, and I was thrilled to speak with her in person and to sit … Continue reading

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