I am inspired by weird shapes and textures. I am inspired by small pieces of larger preexisting things such as a toggle closure on a coat or a buckle on a shoe. Also, I have always loved all things Art Deco – like Art Deco in its heyday and the relationship between the Art Nouveau and Arts and Crafts design movement relative to Art Deco.
Everyone has a favorite neighborhood or business in the city to find gifts for friends and family. One of my favorite places is the Artists and Fleas in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The space is filled with local artisans selling hand-made items from cell phone cases and unique screen printed […]