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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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The New Luxury: When “Ethics” Are Not Enough

Adidas made from ocean waste, image courtesy of AdWeek

By Regina Connell. Don’t get me wrong. I do love bunnies. I do love artisans. I do love the earth. I do love people (for the most part). But the Ethical Marketing Machine? Not so much. I used to be a big … 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: Norlha

Norlha Classics Collection

By Lee Havlicek. Marcella Echavarria is one of our favorite Mavens and Storytellers. When she gets involved in a project, we know it’s something good, something that deserves attention. Norlha, a company that produces incredible and sustainable handmade, luxury textiles in Tibet, … Continue reading

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