Tag Archives: Manufacturing

Noticed: Honoring Craft Through Craft

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By Regina Connell. What grabbed me first was the slightly ridiculous notion of a Lexus IS—a working one, mind you—made out of cardboard. 1700 pieces of it to be exact. The cardboard sat atop a steel and aluminum frame, and … Continue reading

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Carla Fernández: Mixing Past and Present

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By Marcella Echavarria. Photos courtesy of Edgar Avila. Fashion designer Carla Fernandez looks with the eyes of a researcher, an anthropologist, a historian in awe of the immense treasures found in Mexico. Her signature design is geometric, distinctive, and respectful … Continue reading

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The big picture: DesignNation

Leatherwork by Helen Amy Murray via Lawrence Leopold Interiors

By Regina Connell. As far as we’re concerned, fine contemporary craft (DesignCraft) can’t get enough love. And in some countries, like the US, it’s really individuals who fund contemporary craft, along with a handful of museums and arts institutions. And … Continue reading

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