Portraits in Threads

Cayce Zavaglia has taken her skills as a painter and applied it to portraiture through embroidery.  She has been producing her photo-realistic portraits for several years. She has been showing the back or ‘verso’ of her works after she discovered that the resulting patterns yielded a captivating result worth sharing several years ago . Taking […]

Bringing Birchbark to Modern Design

Turning birchbark into a usable material is an age old Siberian craft.  Anastasiya Koshcheeva has used the material to create the ‘fabric’ for her Taburet stool. Although she has been applying the wood in different applications, in her stool she sews and folds it to create a faceted seat which when viewed from alternate angles […]