Tag Archives: West Coast

Noticed: Bryr

Text and photos by Rachel Filipinas. Shelves of materials fill the Bryr studio—stacks of wooden bases, neat lines of yellow foot-shaped lasts, drawers of laces, jars of shoe oil, manila folders full of patterns, a fireplace filled with books. In … Continue reading

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Pick of the Week: Mandy Aftel’s Fragrant

By Regina Connell. Mandy Aftel is one of our favorite artisans, thinkers, and inspirations. Why? Because she’s the real deal. Not only is she one of the world’s best fragrance artisans, but she is a serious student of the world … Continue reading

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Noticed: SuperPAC

By Regina M. Connell. There are many things we have in abundance in the good old USA, but a plethora of high quality design shows is not one of them. There are crafty shows. There are glossy mega shows. There … Continue reading

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Just Do It: Lilith Rockett

By Regina Connell. It was love at first sight. Portland-based Lilith Rockett‘s ceramic vessels were perfectly centered in my aesthetic sweet spot: sleek but warm, organically minimal; graceful forms that still throbbed with emotion, pieces that were ethereal but powerful. … Continue reading

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