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Inspired: Origami

Sipho Mabona koi pond

by Nicole Bemboom. We love to see modern work not only inspired by, but building on, traditional arts. Sipho Mabona’s koi are skillfully made within the traditional parameters, using only one uncut square of paper each. But through composition and … Continue reading

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Profile: Elizabeth Brunner, Piece x Piece


By Coralie Langston-Jones. We love our mavericks, the ones who create new ways of working, the ones who wake us up to what’s going on around us. But…all that maverick-ness can be tedious. And when it’s applied to fashion, design … Continue reading

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The Big Picture: IOU Project/Kavita Parmar


By Regina Connell. There are people who talk a good game. There are people who change the game. And there are people who chuck the game out completely and start again. Such a game chucker is Kavita Parmar, co-founder of … Continue reading

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Noticed: Waxed Cotton

Barbour International Ladies Jacket. Image courtesy of Barbour

by Kathryn Clark. Waxed cotton, or oilskin, is showing up everywhere these days. Originally created in Scotland for clipper ship’s durable, waterproof sails, waxed cotton is now more commonly seen on city streets than in the ocean. Let’s work our … Continue reading

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