June 2014
 

World Break | New Market Goods | Bangladesh Calling | June 30.14

Usually I don’t post two Wold Break posts in a row but there is always a first time for everything. When my fellow MSSer, Stephen Jameskennedy, shared with me his New Market Goods partnership with Deshal (a small community of artisans in Dhaka) “to produce a line of popover shirts, with the goal of better …

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World Break | Minka Inhouse | Chilean Soul | June 26.14

Fran Aldea, the heart and brains behind Minka Inhouse, had only one wish when she started her crafty journey in her home town Santiago, Chile. Her wish was to find a way to celebrate local craftsmanship that comes from the heart. First she quit her day job, then she started searching for talented local craftsmen …

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Lee Coren | Urban Surroundings and Dreamy Escapism | June 24.14

Not every 8 hours spent in Rome are bound to lead to a beautiful collection. BUT, for Lee Coren it’s the only way she rolls. “The collection was inspired almost completely by an 8 hours stop in Rome, Italy… and is constructed on the melding of urban surroundings and dreamy escapism. The collection features handmade …

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Dafi Reis Doron | Foam Games | June 20.14

I’ve been following Dafi Reis Doron’s footsteps ever since I bumped into her creations, during her Royal College of Art days back in 2012. Back then, she introduced to the world her first 75% Control project. In her 75% Controlled process, Dafi transforms traditional cushion material, polyurethane foam, into a fabric-like upholstered surface. “The foam …

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It’s a LA Kind Of Post. | June 6.14

I’ve been thinking about Los Angeles for a long time and knew that I had to visit and explore it’s yummy spots and super designed stores. And when I read Will’s post, regarding his afternoon with Jonathan (aka Mr. Happy Mundane) in Venice (you have to click here and see it all for yourself), I …

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