Some find minimalist designs thrilling in their integrity. Others find them stark. Whatever your reaction, one handy phrase comes to mind: less is more. Here’s a brief history lesson to give you a little background on that well-known saying.
What do Frank Lloyd Wright’s Buffalo masterpiece and Drew Kelley’s Prairie Bird Feeder have in common? The “Tree of Life” art glass pattern is a start, but the connection doesn’t stop there.
Meet Glass Challenge champion Heather Trimlett, and learn about the process behind her winning design, her first experiences at the torch, and how she views the world in multicolored glasses.
You’ve probably heard the phrase "form follows function" batted around at a cocktail party or in your undergrad art history course, but you may not know where this quotable bit of design history originates.
Meet Design Challenge winner Kristin (and her dogs), and learn about her career transition, why she keeps Champagne in her fridge, and how nature inspires her tiny pieces of art.
Emilie Shapiro is an artist, a jewelry making instructor, and a business owner. She’s also the author of this helpful blog post packed with tips for growing your inventory, getting creative when selling your goods, and more advice for budding entrepreneurs.