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Meet : Virginia Johnson

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I have been a fan of Virginia Johnson’s work for many years – her painterly style always feels bright and airy; carefree yet elegant.  I recently visited the flagship store and found out she is also from Canada, which made me beam just a little bit. WHO:  Virginia Johnson WHAT:  Illustrator and Textile Designer WHERE:  Toronto, ON WHEN: …

Meet : Rajiv Surendra

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A little while ago, I attended a talk and noticed this sign in the adjacent coffeehouse: Shortly after, I saw this in a local spice shop: As I spotted more and more chalkboards in the same hand, I was determined to find the person in charge of revitalizing the city’s signage. WHO:  Rajiv Surendra WHAT: …

Open Studio : Meow Meow Tweet

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It is COLD outside.  I’m talking long-johns-double-socks-and-multiple-sweaters cold.  The icy winds are doing a number on my skin and the only saving grace is this body oil I received from a friend.  Turns out, Meow Meow Tweet is a small-batch, handmade bodycare line owned and operated by two artists in their studio. WHO:  Jeff Kurosaki and Tara …

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Around Town : Sonia Delaunay

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If you’re expecting visitors in the next few months, our intern Whitney has a great suggestion: a trip to the Cooper-Hewitt. “My mom came to New York for a visit last week, and we spent several days wandering around the city’s neighborhoods, sampling the best of what each has to offer. One of the highlights …