Monthly Archives: January 2010

Building a weaving community

I am hoping to get to see the work of fiber artist Anne Wilson on my trip to Knoxville next week. The exhibition is entitled Wind Rewind Weaveand appears to be a rather deep exploration of Wilson’s work, installation work with community weavers and other outward ways of expression. I did my best to get…

Building a new history

For those of you in Brooklyn on this January day I would advise a trip to the Brooklyn Museum to see this new exhibition in the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art. Entitled Healing The Wounds of War:The Brooklyn Sanitary Fair of 1864. The exhibition will showcase a brilliant of example of female stitchery,…

Smart building

The new work of French designer Inga Sempe has popped up on the design radar this morning. I really love this love seat. It tells the story of the function, quite well. Check out this Designboom interview with Sempe.

Building adventures

Last fall I did a lot of NYC-Mississippi back and forth so I did not post that much about travel-Well get ready because this spring I will feel like I am part of a bad bar band-Knoxville, Mobile, Atlanta, New Orleans and Birmingham…for a variety of reasons-One thing that is getting me excited are the…

Building Invention

I have been fascinated by the work of Maggie Orth ever since I toured the building at the Media Lab at MIT. Her work was the most interesting mostly because she thought like a designer and wanted the technology to be hidden. Now she heads the company International Fashion Machines, Inc. She has developed a…