Tag Archives: Graphic Design

Craftsmanship & Geopolitics

Hand making wool felt rugs in Iran

By Regina Connell. There’s been a buzz in the world of craft and artisanship of late, and I’m not talking about a new artisanal brew, air-dried hachiko persimmons or hand-turned foraged wood beard combs. No: I’m talking about Cuba and … Continue reading

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Picks of the Week: Smart Reads

Red Wing Shoes: Heritage Hero. Image via Red Wing Shoes.

Summer’s here (kind of) but it doesn’t mean we should put our brains on holiday. Here’s are some thought-provoking, inspiring reads, and a couple of new ideas worth watching. Ideas over eye candy? What? Are they crazy? Lovely piece on … Continue reading

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Noticed: Ysabel LeMay’s Gardens of Eden

"Stillness"

By Natalie Powell. Ysabel LeMay’s works seem like pages torn from a grown-up fairy tale, in which the protagonist is the viewer, journeying through LeMay’s still-life reconstructions of nature. One of LeMay’s foremost inspirations is the Garden of Eden, and … Continue reading

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