Maker Stories

Inside the Artist’s Studio with Phil Thompson

Inside the Artist’s Studio with Phil Thompson

Phil Thompson finds inspiration in Chicago’s Prairie Style bungalows, classic six-flat brick Craftsman buildings, and skyscraping architectural landmarks. Join our Art Buyer Katy on her visit to the Windy City and see where Phil creates his intricate, personalized portraits of beloved buildings.
Graffiti Jewelry: Off the Streets, into Art

Graffiti Jewelry: Off the Streets, into Art

When entrepreneur Amy Peterson saw the beauty of fallen graffiti in her Detroit neighborhood, she knew those paint chips could become something special. Now, she’s working with women in her area to create stunning, colorful designs.