Tag Archives: Vintage

Profile: Federico de Vera

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By Coralie Langston-Jones. Every girl wants to be Federico de Vera’s best friend. Not just because he’s mischievous, thoughtful, and playful, but also because his abundant knowledge of the eclectic, the artful, and the beautiful is so intriguing. Federico is … Continue reading

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Noticed: Lenneke Wispelwey

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By Nicole Bemboom. Imagine that Sofia Coppola’s Marie Antoinette reigned over the Mad Hatter’s tea party in a postwar suburb. The deliciously fun and charmingly vintage ceramics of Lenneke Wispelwey will take you right there. The Dutch designer combines the silhouettes, colors, and downright … Continue reading

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Noticed: Monica Calderon

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Resin. It’s not a material you think of often, and if you do, you think about sleek, modernist pieces: beautiful and glowing, yes, but hardly organic. Mexico City-based Monica Calderon’s way with resin changes all that. In her hands, resin … Continue reading

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Profile: Basil Racuk

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If I had to pick someone to be Handful of Salt’s resident philosopher, it would have to be Basil Racuk. He’s known for his custom handcrafted leather accessories, yes, but he’s also a damned incisive thinker about that thing called … Continue reading

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