Tag Archives: craft

Cliff Spencer Furniture Maker | All Things Artisanal

We are proud to announce our new partnership with All Things Artisanal, the brains behind Handful of Salt. You can check out a curated online portfolio, plus the work of a collection of talented makers from around the country. “Cliff … Continue reading

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Carol Sauvion's Freehand gallery clears space for a craft study center — latimes.com

A former studio potter and teacher with a college degree in art history, Sauvion opened her L.A. crafts shop, Freehand, in 1980. The 3rd Street emporium expanded into two adjacent storefronts as it became a popular outlet for functional works … Continue reading

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Two Gallery Openings

What a fantastic fall weekend for art openings in Los Angeles. Yes, we do experience fall in Southern California. You just have to be a bit more in tune to the micro adjustments in temperature. Friday night we went to … Continue reading

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reduxiture show at New Puppy Gallery

reduxiture. Great name. I like the tagline too. “furniture crafted with love from recycled materials.” Several pieces of Cliff Spencer Furniture Maker‘s work will be on display at New Puppy LA from October 3 – October 25, 2009. This show is very exciting for … Continue reading

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James Krenov, Wood and Word Worker, Is Dead at 88 – Obituary (Obit) – NYTimes.com

“James Krenov, a renowned cabinetmaker and something of a philosopher who wrote lyrically about his craft and his reverence for the subtleties of wood, died Sept. 9 in Fort Bragg, Calif. He was 88. “Behind the shaping and the teaching, … Continue reading

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Heath Ceramics – Los Angeles Studio & Store

Just a few months ago, Los Angeles welcomed the arrival of one of my all-time California favorites, Heath Ceramics. The store is chock full of high quality,  timelessly styled ceramics. There is a working studio, a beautifully curated gallery with … Continue reading

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DeWulf Concrete: Los Angeles Art and Craft

Located around the corner from our previous shop, just east of Culver City, DeWulf Concrete is making some amazing architectural elements and furniture out of sleek concrete slabs. The concrete is made with some recycled materials, reducing the environmental impact. … Continue reading

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ReadyMade's Guide to Wood

So, even if the ReadyMade book was published a few years ago, in addition to its collection of DIY projects, it has an excellent display of information design showing the parts of a tree. …and the history of wood in … Continue reading

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Artful Nuggets in my Netflix Queue

My latest red envelope came this week with a DVD that was a little bit like work but a lot of fun. (I have never been very good at drawing those lines anyway.) It was the PBS series, Craft in … Continue reading

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Los Angeles Event | August 15 | Handmade Nation

Art, craft and design. Are they triplets, siblings, kissing cousins, or distant relatives? A question I am always mulling over in my head.I hope to gain some more insight in seeing this film. In 2006, artist and first-time director Faythe … Continue reading

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