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  1. Artist: AJ Fosik

    December 26, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

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    I’m incredibly impressed by anyone who can manipulate and sculpt wood into anything more than a sharp point. These pieces from AJ Fosik have been on my radar for awhile, transforming the traditional hunting trophies by layering hundreds of wooden pieces to form these confrontational bestial sculptures saturated in a psychedelic color palette. ifiswallowsomething_ajfosik samsquanch_ajfosik tonguesblackassticks_ajfosik


  2. If Only…

    September 25, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    Ariele Alasko creates one-of-kind furniture and fixtures from 100% salvaged and recycled materials at her shop Brooklyn to West. This headboard is absolutely gorgeous, so understandably her pieces fly off the shelf. No worries she takes custom orders on her headboards and tables. This past summer Ariele finished “The Big Table“, watch the making in the video below. 


  3. If Only…

    July 25, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    I’ve been ogling these wall mount hooks in the shapes of US States for months.  I want to buy one for every state that I’ve lived in (Nebraska, Illinois, California, Texas and Massachusetts).  You can choose from a wide range of colors for the base and hooks.  Check out the Etsy shop for Old New Again.


  4. Artist: Montgomery Perry Smith

    July 19, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    Montgomery Perry Smith collects everyday objects like glass bowls, incense sticks, fake flowers (to name a few) and transforms them into something more foreign then common. Symmetry and repetition compose circular forms that lure your gaze with familiarity, yet leaning inward could arouse feelings of bewilderment. 

     


  5. Artist: Pernille Snedker Hansen

    July 12, 2012 by Erin Fletcher

    As the founder of Snedker Studios, Pernille Snedker Hansen uses nature as her inspiration for creating surfaces to challenge the aesthetics of interior spaces.  By combining western marbling with Japanese suminagashi, Pernille emphasizes the growth rings with vibrant pigments in her appropriately titled work Marbelous Wood.  

    As a student at North Bennet Street School, I had the opportunity to learn and practice marbling.  It’s a fascinating process, where pigments float and spread on top a watery surface and once you lay your paper down the pigments are captured into the fibers. 


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