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Aaron Caramanis

Aaron Caramanis

Name: Aaron Michael Caramanis
Job Title: Set Decorator
Date started at company: September, 1998
First story you worked on: Pumpkin Snake at Turkey Hill for TV
Hometown: Hermosa Beach, CA
Education: F.I.T., Accessory Design
First Job: Digging up dandelions for my Pa-Pou, 5¢ ea.
Astrological sign: Sun-Gemini, Moon-Leo, Rising-Virgo
Personal crafting/artwork: I do flowers sometimes on the side, and I’ve been known to help out friends with weddings.
Things you collect: I’m done with vases, platters, and bowls. Now it’s anything odd I can fit into my suitcase when traveling. Mostly I buy small statues, paintings, puppets, and dolls of funny-looking men.

Color: Pantone 3145 C
Holiday: Halloween: it’s the one day of the year that I’m able to contextualize my cockamamie ideas of the other 364 days.
Pizza topping: Arugula
Kind of Fabric: Lately I’ve been drawn to plaid silk taffeta.
Dessert: Meyer lemon panna cotta
Martha Stewart Craft: Mustache on a Stick

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Inspiration Board : Shelf life

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In my apartment I have one giant wall of shelves dedicated to all the tchotchkes that I’ve accumulated over the years. Most objects have a story behind it, whether it be from a trip abroad, a family hand-me-down, or the occasional project from work. It can be quite overwhelming to look at in it’s entirety. …

TV Crafts : PS 20

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In mid-May we wrapped things up for Season 4 at TV, and the show went into summer repeats. On the first week of our hiatus my mother planned a visit to NYC when spring was at its best. Since she’s an artist we opted to spend most of our time going to galleries and museums, …

TV Crafts : From the florist

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Today’s TV Tuesday post by Aaron Caramanis: We all take our turns developing “nature crafts” around here at TV, whether it’s glittering twigs, gluing down seashells, or embellishing eggs. I also have sole responsibility of overseeing all the floral content for the show. Flower arranging for me is where crafting and gardening intersect. At its …

Inspiration Board : The Travel Guy

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Today’s TV Tuesday post written by Aaron Caramanis, Crafter/Set Decorator: So, I’m considered the “travel guy” of our department. In my mind, I think I’ve slowed down, but the girls are quick to disagree. One thing I enjoy when abroad, especially if I’m on my own, is to take a factory tour. Usually these are …