With all of the natural inspiration to be found around Laurel Begley’s Sonoma County studio, you might be surprised to hear that she’s more inspired by personal history than she is by natural history.
Woodworkers, weavers, jewelry makers, and more! We visited a slew of studios over the past year and had a blast bringing you inside looks at makers’ creative spaces. Peruse a few of our favorite photos and quotes from 2015 Studio Tours in this inspiration-packed round-up.
The Steinrueck brothers’ studio is more than a woodshop. In addition to crafting their handmade wood wares in their San Francisco shop, Chris and David also teach classes to introduce others to woodworking.
Nils Wessell creates beautiful cutting boards in his woodshop in Brooklyn’s Industry City. We visited the space to smell fresh sawdust, marvel at power tools in action, and get a closer look at the craftsmanship behind Nils’ handmade designs.
Spicy Honey maker Casey Elsass is busy as a bee producing gallons of golden, spice-spiked goodness in his commercial kitchen in Brooklyn. Take a look at our tour of that space to learn more.