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  1. Artist: Andy Gilmore

    August 8, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    Over at The Ghostly Store, you’ll find an array of manly tech gear to vinyls to Andy Gilmore. His prints are kaleidoscopic masterpieces in which the shapes grow infinitely smaller and smaller over a bed of soft and saturated hues; all creating an atmosphere that parallels astronomical forces in the grandest scale.  

  2. Artist: Jen Stark

    August 2, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    Influenced by the wild and colorful culture of Miami, Jen Stark builds unimaginable, gravity-defying sculptures out of layers and layers of hand-cut paper.  Jen began working with paper when she studied abroad in France. Armed with two suitcases filled with clothes and no art supplies, she purchased a pack of assorted card stock due to its value and potential qualities as an medium.  She continues to redefine her work into new shapes and complex forms both as sculptural and animated pieces. 

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  3. Chris Benz :: Resort 2013

    July 25, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    Chris Benz‘s resort collection reflects 90’s culture at its best.  Think vacationing in the sun with your cool older sister; her hair pulled up in a sloppy, sexy up-do, smacking on her bubblegum and bouncing her hips in boredom.  This collection combines sexy 50’s silhouettes with spunky, youthful colors and patterns layering knits, sheers, laces and silks to create a comfy yet flirty look.  


  4. Artist: Lulie Wallace

    July 24, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    Not only does Lulie Wallace have a great name, she’s also an amazing painter whose madly in love with color and texture.  She transforms the idea of the traditional floral still life through layers of radical shapes, vibrant colors and simple patterns.  As a bonus, her work is for sale and you can commission her to paint a custom bouquet or floral arrangement.  

  5. MSGM :: Woman Pre-Fall 2012

    July 18, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    Massimo Giorgetti in partnership with the Paoloni Group created the brand MSGM in 2008.  Season after season MSGM stays fresh by mixing captivating new ideas and current trends inspired by the expressive aesthetic of contemporary musicians and artists.  The Pre-Fall 2012 line layers kaleidoscopic shapes on top of florals on top of saturated brights into feminine and sophisticated silhouettes. 


  6. Artist: Jennifer Davis

    July 17, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    Jennifer Davis paints a world full of playfulness with her bold use of color and patterns.  Yet something is a bit eerie about her creatures and characters.  Although not strange enough to detour me, I’m saving my pennies up for Scaredy Cat (image above).  Check out her store at Etsy where she sells original paintings and limited edition prints. 


  7. My Hand…The Songlines

    July 17, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    In the second and final year at North Bennet Street School all students are given the same book in sheets (known as a set book) to complete as a fine binding.  Given complete freedom over the materials and design, the inspiration should be derived from the set book.  This year we bound copies of The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin.

    My main inspiration came from an Aboriginal painting depicting imagery referred to as Dreaming.  At the moment a mother is conscience of conception, the unborn child receives the spirit of a totemic ancestor connected with the location when awareness occurred.  In a general sense, the Dreaming relates to a period before the memory of living creatures, during the time of the creator ancestors and supernatural beings.  The paintings themselves are visual representations of the artist’s individual spiritual beliefs.

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  8. Artist: Lauren DiCioccio

    July 12, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    Lauren DiCioccio is an amazing embroiderer and sculptor, her series sewnnews applies unusual colors and shapes in a painterly way to bring new life to the familiar aesthetic of the newspaper.  She uses the same process with other objects both antiquated and common. 

  • My name is Erin Fletcher, owner and bookbinder of Herringbone Bindery in Boston. Flash of the Hand is a space where I share my process and inspirations.
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