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Posts Tagged ‘Maker of the Week’

American Made Series: Anandamayi Arnold

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In January’s issue of Living, artist Anandamayi Arnold‘s remarkable crepe paper kumquat made its gorgeous debut. She has been skillfully creating an array of handcrafted pieces out of her home in California. Has your work changed or evolved since you started working with paper? I’ve been making things out of paper for as long as I can remember, but my [...]

American Made Series: Andie’s Specialty Sweets

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Andie and Jason Moore, the husband and wife duo behind the Dallas-based Etsy confectionery Andie’s Specialty Sweets, create works of art from candy and chocolate. Not only are their sweets beautiful interpretations of natural and man-made objects, but they believe passionately in using the highest quality culinary ingredients. We just had to know how they design [...]

American Made Series: Rose Story Farm

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On this month’s American Made Series page in Living, we featured Danielle and Bill Hahn of Rose Story Farm. The couple has specialized in heritage American roses since 1998. Have you always had a passion for gardening? I have always had a passion for what comes out of a garden, but had tried to stay away from the dirt and the [...]

American Made Series: Banquet Atelier & Workshop

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Sarah and Tammy are the talented artists behind Banquet Atelier & Workshop. Based in Vancouver, their paper creations capture the natural world in a burst of color and imagination. What were the paths that led the two of you to paper design? We’ve both always loved paper. When she was young, Sarah was obsessed with paper [...]

American Made Series: Aleishall Girard Maxon

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Studio Deseo’s beautiful pieces are designed by jewelery artist Aleishall Girard Maxon. Her collection is bright and delicately bold, using a variety of colors, tassels and beads. What are the key ingredients in a Studio Deseo piece? I’m constantly experimenting with different techniques and love to discover new styles. Core elements of a Studio Deseo [...]

American Made Series: Will Lisak

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Will Lisak is the Maker behind ETWAS bags. The ETWAS project combines artisanal leather design, low impact business, and consistent design values. How and when did you start the company?           I founded ETWAS in 2009, after finishing a degree in design. I had made a leather bag and so many people that I met asked [...]

American Made Series: Mandy Kordal

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At NYC Fashion Week this fall, I fell in love with 25-year-old designer Mandy Kordal’s sophisticated knitwear. Her new line, Kordal, officially debuts this spring and features a gorgeous collection of fresh and intricately designed pieces for women. Tell us a little bit about yourself, what you do, and how you came to do it? [...]