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Meet : REMARTHABLE Finalist

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This week on The Martha Stewart Show, we have been featuring the five finalists from the REMARTHABLE contest. These five women were selected from over 3,000 entries submitted for the opportunity to win a very snazzy BMW X3, which was customized by Martha herself. To read more about each of these finalist, head over here. …

Check out Martha Stewart Crafts on HSN

Meet : Check out Martha Stewart Crafts on HSN

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I have some exciting news to share with you!  This Monday, July 19th at 12:01 A.M, Martha will be making her first appearance on HSN to present Martha Stewart Crafts.  She will be joined by Alex Perruzzi our Vice President of Licensing.  Alex and I have worked together for years and he is certainly passionate …

The Perfect Canvas Tote

Meet : The Perfect Canvas Tote

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Utilitarian and universal, organic and sustainable, locally-produced (NYC) and handmade, vintage-inspired and designed by best friends—you can’t go wrong with Fleabag. The genius creators, Shira Entis and Alexandra Bell, blended their talents, loves, and interests in 2009, launching the perfect canvas tote brand. As an artisan and fan of pristine craftsmanship, I was intrigued by …

Maria Eife

Meet : Maria Eife

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Last month’s Stitch Fest was a blast, and one of the highlights was meeting so many of our talented readers.  Demonstrating iron-on applique, I met crafter/designer Maria Eife.  She was wearing some incredible felt jewelry she designs based on binary code, so you can be covertly nerdy.  I love how precise and clean it is, …

Meet : Wilhelm Wagenfeld

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My mother just gave me 2 more vases for my birthday to add to my collection. I’m so excited ! So I thought I’d write a little bit about Wilhelm Wagenfeld, the designer of the vases and many other things, for you. I started collecting the vases in the early 1990’s, shortly after his death. …

Dries Van Noten

Meet : Dries Van Noten

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photo by Mikael Jansson via T magazine Since I studied Fashion Design, I often look at my favorite designers for inspiration. Dries van Noten is at the top of that list. Especially for his treatment of fabrics with lots of amazing embroidery and beading,  and his unusual sense of color combinations. So for this post …

Meet : Agnes Martin

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photo by Charles R Rushton Agnes Martin is hardly a new artist I’m introducing … but still I wanted to talk about her on this blog, since she is one of my most favorite painters ever. I very much remember the retrospective 1992 at the Whitney Museum in New York. I can’t even recall how …

Meet : Alexander Girard

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You probably find Alexander Girard’s (1907-1993) playful imagery familiar. Much of his most recognizable work originated with his textile designs for Herman Miller between 1952-1975. His work’s color and whimsy , largely inspired by folk arts from around the world, compliments the furniture developed at the same time. …like this wall hanging he designed for …