Now that the weather is finally starting to feel like fall I have all sorts of nesting projects on my mind. I'm dreaming up craft and cooking projects that will usher in the change of season and more of a hibernation mentality to my days. I really enjoy the catharsis of stepping away from the . . .
A maker after my own heart, Lena Corwin is a multifaceted artist, whose work has been translated to fabrics, books, and more. She created a series of compelling collaborative books a few years ago called Lines & Shapes and she has designed textiles for Calvin Klein, Jill Stuart, Anna Sui among . . .
Daring Greatly was recommended to me from my sister-in-law shortly after the demise of Kindred. It is based on a TED talk by the author, Brene Brown, called The Power of Vulnerability in which she sells us on why we shouldnâ€™t hide our vulnerabilities and instead let them shape us. She argues that . . .
I love reading books about other artists and their creative processes andÂ The Creative Habit â€“ Learn It and Use it for Life by Twyla Tharp is one of the best I have read on that topic. While the book is a little preachy and over confident at times, I really relate to much of what . . .
Past and Present is a DIY book with over 24 projects and how-to's contributed by modern design/maker celebrities like Todd Oldham, David Stark and Eddie Ross. Written by Amy Azzarito, the managing editor of Design*Sponge the book features a history lesson on design themes and a corresponding project . . .