Weaving wanderer

When her mum bought her a toy loom when she was a child, Christabel Balfour was instantly hooked. Inspired by landscapes and our endless desire to travel, Christy manifests these feelings in her artwork and woven products, using pattern and repetition to create exquisite woven sculptures. Advertisements

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History in a teacup

Sipping the perfect English Breakfast out of a delicately handcrafted porcelain teacup and eating crust-less cucumber sandwiches only reminds you of one thing … England. By cleverly adapting this historic tradition, Helen Smith is bringing the elegance of Afternoon Tea into the home with a unique twist!

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Picnic by Design; event for HIV/AIDS

The 5th annual, Picnic By Design was hosted by DIFFA (Design Industries Foundation Fighting Aids) last week in the Big Apple! With help from 20 leading designers who curated one-of-a-kind picnic baskets, a whopping $50,000 was raised to aid the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Earthy elegance

A change in her Hollywood day job gave Elizabeth Di Prinzio the opportunity to create a life where she’d be excited to go to work every day. Combining her eco-friendly habits with her natural ability to spin clay, Elizabeth began making beautiful, natural ceramics for the conscious consumer.

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Kate Guy gets creative in the kitchen

Cardabelle Design is former graphic designer and art teacher, Kate Guy’s newest venture that combines her love of traditional print making techniques with her passion for cooking. Using lino-cut and screen printing methods, Kate creates unique, handmade kitchen textiles.

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