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Woven Chairs at Milan Design Week

If you were lucky enough to check out Milan’s Design Week this year you would have seen these amazing chairs by the design group Marni. Marni used repurposed metal and PVC thread to create this series of woven chairs. They

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Woven Chairs at Milan Design Week

If you were lucky enough to check out Milan’s Design Week this year you would have seen these amazing chairs by the design group Marni. Marni used repurposed metal and PVC thread to create this series of woven chairs. They

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One More Reason Not to Toss Old Sweaters

I just found this stool called rollin’ rollin’ from Japanese designer Hiromi Manabe, that takes your old sweater and turns it into new furniture! The piece is a part of the series epilogue – prologue, where designers make pieces that either take

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One More Reason Not to Toss Old Sweaters

I just found this stool called rollin’ rollin’ from Japanese designer Hiromi Manabe, that takes your old sweater and turns it into new furniture! The piece is a part of the series epilogue – prologue, where designers make pieces that either take

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Pillows by Naomi Paul

Check out these beautiful handprinted pillows at Douglas + Bec. Artist Naomi Paul created this series of pillows called albers, inspired by the works of artist and color theorist Josef Albers. I love the simplicity and softness of the prints

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Pillows by Naomi Paul

Check out these beautiful handprinted pillows at Douglas + Bec. Artist Naomi Paul created this series of pillows called albers, inspired by the works of artist and color theorist Josef Albers. I love the simplicity and softness of the prints

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Embroidery as Type!

If you check out the latest issue of the New York Times Magazine you’ll see an amazing embroidered image of the iconic “T” by artist Jacob Magraw. Magraw, who usually sticks to painting and drawing, was inspired by his wife

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Embroidery as Type!

If you check out the latest issue of the New York Times Magazine you’ll see an amazing embroidered image of the iconic “T” by artist Jacob Magraw. Magraw, who usually sticks to painting and drawing, was inspired by his wife

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Gorgeous Felt Baskets

Looking for inspiration on your next felted project? Check out these gorgeous felt baskets by Alder and Co. that are so soft and organic looking. I love how easy the seem to move and fall and how subtle the colors

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Gorgeous Felt Baskets

Looking for inspiration on your next felted project? Check out these gorgeous felt baskets by Alder and Co. that are so soft and organic looking. I love how easy the seem to move and fall and how subtle the colors

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Elodie Antoine: Lace Drawings

It’s always great to see older techniques brought to light in contemporary art and design. This is exactly what Belgian artist Elodie Antoine has done in this series of lace pieces. Rather than making the traditional floral lace patterns or doilies, Antoine

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Elodie Antoine: Lace Drawings

It’s always great to see older techniques brought to light in contemporary art and design. This is exactly what Belgian artist Elodie Antoine has done in this series of lace pieces. Rather than making the traditional floral lace patterns or doilies, Antoine

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Anne Lindberg: Drawn Pink

If you’re in the Omaha, Nebraska area from now until March 31st go check out the current exhibit Placemakers at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. There you’ll find the piece drawn pink (2012) by artist Anne Lindberg, a 40 foot installation made

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Anne Lindberg: Drawn Pink

If you’re in the Omaha, Nebraska area from now until March 31st go check out the current exhibit Placemakers at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Art. There you’ll find the piece drawn pink (2012) by artist Anne Lindberg, a 40 foot installation made

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Spin, Spin, Spin

I’m currently taking the Spin + Dye class, and am in love. Not only is the process of spinning fun and relaxing, but it’s absolutely rewarding being able to choose the fibers you want to use, the thickness of your

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Spin, Spin, Spin

I’m currently taking the Spin + Dye class, and am in love. Not only is the process of spinning fun and relaxing, but it’s absolutely rewarding being able to choose the fibers you want to use, the thickness of your

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Jessica Decker: Not to Scale

I’m always intrigued by artists who play with scale and our expectations of size in their work. That is why the works of Detroit artist and designer Jessica Decker are so amusing. She creates GIANT cross-stitched pieces on stretched canvas,

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Jessica Decker: Not to Scale

I’m always intrigued by artists who play with scale and our expectations of size in their work. That is why the works of Detroit artist and designer Jessica Decker are so amusing. She creates GIANT cross-stitched pieces on stretched canvas,

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Bags by Doug Johnston

I recently came across these bags and vessels by Doug Johnston and was in complete awe. They are so clean, beautiful, and sculptural. He uses 100% cotton sash cord and high strength thread to create these vessels which are flexible

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Bags by Doug Johnston

I recently came across these bags and vessels by Doug Johnston and was in complete awe. They are so clean, beautiful, and sculptural. He uses 100% cotton sash cord and high strength thread to create these vessels which are flexible

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