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Tips for Creating a Winning Portfolio by Design Challenge Champ Tasha McKelvey

Tips for Creating a Winning Portfolio by Design Challenge Champ Tasha McKelvey

A great portfolio is a must-have in the visual world of design, but what's the best way to build an eye-catching image collection? Ceramicist Tasha McKelvey captured our judges' attention and won our first Ceramics Design Challenge with her uncommon piece. Here's her advice on creating content to get the attention of art show judges, buyers like ours, and others in the art world.
How to Style Tea Towels in Two Rooms

How to Style Tea Towels in Two Rooms

I live in a very old building in Brooklyn. My apartment definitely needs a little work, so I'm always on the lookout for fun ways to dress the place up. After hearing about a few ways to take tea tea towels above and beyond their dish-drying duties, I decided to give towels as home decor a try.
Best of the Best Design Blog Posts of 2011

Best of the Best Design Blog Posts of 2011

1 & 4 / 2 / 3 January is a time to reflect on the passing year and plan for the one ahead. Some of my favorite design blogs are doing just that and rounding up their favorite posts of 2011 to share again for inspiration. Think of it as creative recycling when we need it most. I thought I would be clever and compile a round-up of round-ups. Stefanie from Brooklyn Limestone has shared her favorite posts from 2011 including home organization tips, beautiful travel photos and exciting DIY tutorials. She also just curated a collection for us-- here…