Posts Categorized: Artist Interview

Artist Interview / Thursday, 5 Sep 2019

Artist interview: Anna Alicia

Anna Alicia is the artist behind our most recent pattern feature the DIY Pom Pom Bag. We fell in love with her book, Bags, upon receiving it in the mail. Annas non-traditional road to accessory design began by receiving her degree in Art History at the University of Kent and an MA in Fine Art at Central St Martins. Her degrees play a large role in inspiring her work along with childhood travels and the everyday bustle of working and living in London. From wall hangings to ceramics Annd designs with a focus on contemporary design & ethical materials. We know youre going to love her as much as we do! Read on to get to know her more!

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Artist Interview / Monday, 26 Aug 2019

FEATURED ILLUSTRATOR: DYLAN MIERZWINSKI

Dylan Mierzwinski is the artist behind our Book Club poster of the month for Fashion Climbing. We love Dylan’s unique style and what really sold us were her wonderfully colorful retro flowers. Dylan is the jack-of-all-trades when it comes to creativity. Not only is she a self-taught illustrator but a pattern and surface designer, sewing enthusiast, and a lover of the Valley of the Sun (Phoenix, AZ) where she currently calls home. We are so pleased with the chance to know Dylan a little better and can’t wait for you guys to read about how incredible she is!  Read on →

Artist Feature + Artist Interview + Life / Tuesday, 13 Aug 2019

Becoming interview: Ingrid Fetell Lee

This year we were inspired by Michelle Obama’s book, Becoming, our Book Club book for January, and we decided to focus on learning from women who we find inspiring and can tell us about their journey of “becoming”. You can read the rest of the interviews here. Stay tuned for more each month.
I’m pleased to share a new interview with professional joymaker and author of Joyful: The Surprising Power of Ordinary Things to Create Extraordinary Happiness, Ingrid Fetell Lee of Aesthetics of Joy. We read her book last month for @LarsBookClub, but the more I read the more I was intrigued with her as a person and how she became who she is now. Her focus on joy and color through the lens of design has led me to feel like I’ve found a kindred spirit! I find her answers so fascinating and I can’t wait for you to read it.

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Artist Feature + Artist Interview + Life / Friday, 2 Aug 2019

Artist interview: Alli Stocco

Alli Stocco is the artist behind our Book Club poster of the month for Joyful. I fell in love with her work when I got my hands on her beautiful zine, Of Things Real and Imagined, a bi-annual publication devoted to the art of print design.  Over her career, she has worked as a designer for Whole Foods Market and Martha Stewart, and she holds an M.F.A. in textile design from Rhode Island School of Design (RISD).  A native of Minnesota, she currently resides with her husband in Beaverton, Oregon. fell in love with her beautiful color usage and handmade touch. I can’t wait for you to get to know her more!

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Artist Feature + Artist Interview + Life / Friday, 28 Jun 2019

Featured Illustrator: Kendra Dandy

Kendra Dandy is the woman behind Bouffants and Broken Hearts based in Philadelphia, PA and the creator of our book club poster and bookmark for June (see here). She creates surface patterns, fashion illustrations, beauty illustrations and has a long list and range of clients from Anthropologie to wallpaper companies. I have been a fan of her work for years and love her very original style and quirk. It’s very much her own world. I’m pleased to share some of her thoughts in this exclusive interview.

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