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Pablo Lehmann - Paper Cuts

Kawabata´s sandals

28 x 21 x 16 cm. | 2014

Cut-out paper | Beauty and sadness,…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2014 at 12:43pm — 1 Comment

Jimmie Martin - Furniture Designers - Hand Painted Furniture Specialists

Jimmie Martin Limited is a luxury furniture brand established in London since 2004.

Based in Kensington they have recently expanded into soft furnishings ,wallpapers and lamps. As well as having recently founded a separate…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 8, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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One Design - #25 Titanium Pendant 05

One Design Exhibition:

So I made a rad video, but I can't seem to embed it here, so if you don't mind clicking this link:

Check this out!!

you can see what I'm talking about. And not to be all…

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Added by Melissa Cameron on August 5, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Ernest Wright and Son Limited (UK) - Making Sheffield Scissors

Paul Martin and his 'Handmade Revolution' team visited the highly skilled craftsmen at the Ernest Wright and Son Limited scissor factory in Sheffield in August 2012. This is the resulting segment from the show, aired 19th October 2012.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 5, 2014 at 10:08am — No Comments

Sebastian Errazuriz - Art is a Matter of Life and Death

A simple fire extinguisher is transformed into a beautiful sculpture, an object of desire, painted with bold letters that read “Life” and “Death.” The artist’s aim is to convince those who have avoided the aesthetically despised common fire extinguisher to now include one of his inside their homes.…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 4, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

The Next Black - A film about the Future of Clothing

With the objective of anticipating future washing needs and contributing to making the clothing industry more sustainable, ‘The Next Black’ is a 45-minute documentary that explores the future of clothing, produced by home appliance manufacturer AEG together with the award-winning production company House of Radon. Some of the most innovative companies express their opinions on clothing and its future while answering questions such as: Will…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 4, 2014 at 1:41pm — No Comments

Marela Zacaria - Window Screens and Joint Compound

Marela Zacarias is a contemporary visual artist. Her work combines painting and sculpture and is characterized by an interest in site specificity, the history contained in objects, and current events. Zacarias’s wall and free standing sculptures are constructed from window screens and…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 3, 2014 at 12:35pm — No Comments

Philippa Beveridge - The Human Presence in the Absence of a Figure

Philippa Beveridge is a London- and Barcelona-based British artist who currently works from her own studio on architectural commissions, installations and sculpture in glass. She graduated in landscape architecture from the University of Greenwich, London, in 1984 and completed an…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on August 1, 2014 at 11:44am — No Comments

Painting the Texture of Tea with Jennie Traill Schaeffer ~ August 15-19

In honor of Tea Week at Peters Valley School of Craft we will use this storied drink as the subject of our paintings. The trappings of tea make excellent surfaces to explore texture, reflection, color, tone and composition through paint. For more info on Jennie…

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Added by Peters Valley School of Craft on July 31, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Jewels in Ferment 2014 - Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition and Awards

"Every year Jewels in Ferment aims to gather the infinitely individual expressions of contemporary jewellery makers…

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Added by Vicky Saragouda on July 29, 2014 at 3:44pm — No Comments

Scholarship Opportunity - Jewelry Historians

The American Society of Jewelry Historians announces a scholarship award competition for current and recent graduate students. The award, to support and encourage new scholarship in the field of jewelry, includes a $750 scholarship, publication of the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 29, 2014 at 9:51am — No Comments

Jenny Ayrton (UK) - Molten Wonderlands

Jenny Ayrton captures miniature wonderlands in molten glass. Based on often overlooked everyday scenes she creates stage-sets upon which viewers may project their own story. A full-time mum six-days of the week she takes inspiration from the domestic world, often finding that the…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 29, 2014 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

Purl Jamming: A Knitter's Tea Party with Adrienne Sloane ~ August 15-19, 2014

There are still spots available for this workshop ~ you can register on line http://www.petersvalley.org/store/html/product.cfm?id=349 or call…

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Added by Peters Valley School of Craft on July 29, 2014 at 7:00am — No Comments

Morgan Herrin - Carvings in 2 by 4s

Based in Richmond, Virginia artist Morgan Herrin transforms the most humble material—laminated construction grade 2x4s—into spectacularly detailed figurative sculptures. His choice of imagery is surreal: a noble 15th century knight melts into a network of…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 23, 2014 at 2:00am — No Comments

Midsummer

Brighton Beach Scene

As usual, I've relocated to the South Coast for the summer and have been doing very little to do with work. Since my last post, I've had my friend and fellow-jeweller,…

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Added by The Justified Sinner on July 21, 2014 at 6:48am — No Comments

Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators

A rich feast of color radiating from a large, handwoven tapestry of alpaca wool; an elegant choker necklace delicately twined and forged with 18K and 22K gold; a cosmic quilt, woven from mylar and holographic film; a Whisker Organ made of real cat whiskers, which play lovely organ music…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 14, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Hella Jongerius: Craftsmanship in Industrial Design

Four Seasons

Year: 2007

Material: Porcelain, glaze, hand-painted decorations, fabric, embroidery

Dimensions: Various, highest point of jug: 26 cm

Commission: Nymphenburg, München

Production: Nymphenburg

Category: Unlimited…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 13, 2014 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Daniel Agdag - Sketching with Cardboard

Daniel Agdag on sculpting with cardboard:

"It began as pure necessity. I had a small space to work in and it was a very convenient. I just needed a blade, a ruler, some cardboard and a cutting…

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Added by Brigitte Martin on July 11, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

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