Color stained stoneware bowls by Ladies & Gentlemen Studio

This week saw the New York Gift Fair descend on New York City for the second time this year. One of our favourite booths belonged to JOIN – a group of ten independent West Coast-based studios who join together to collectively show their new home goods and personal accessories. This year marked JOIN’s fifth year at the show and their largest booth to date. Read the rest of this entry »

Bound mirrors by Grain

October 27th, 2011 Posted In:

I spotted these Bound mirrors by Seattle based studio Grain at ICFF back in May. I love how they mix simplicity with intricate craft. Their bound twine edges remind me a lot of the multicoloured African¬†jewelry made from vinyl disc beads. However, despite their African aesthetic, the mirrors are made a little closer to Grain’s home in the Pacific Northwest of the USA from renewable materials including bamboo, wool felt and hemp twine.

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