If I was a designer in the 1960’s I like to think I could have designed a house as creative as this! My family and I stayed in this beautiful log house located in the woods in Aspen, Colorado last week. It was originally designed by Herb & Marcy Balderson many years ago. Herb, who passed away a few years ago, was a master wood worker. His artwork in the form of carved bowls, statues and iron work, graces the walls of this home and the scenic outdoors.
“The sources of my work are textures, patterns, and grids. I look for forms that can be repeated to create a pattern when they are joined. My work tries to capture the essence of an experience or an image I have seen…”
“I discovered a love for metalwork in high school and a love for crochet even earlier. Decades later, in a class called ‘Woven Metal Techniques’, they were suddenly both back in my life.”
Newsletter Archive: October 2013 – High Point, NC Trends Report for 2014
The Fall Market week in High Point, North Carolina (10/19/13-10/24/13) was AWESOME! Lots of people, manufacturers and socializing! It is always an inspiring trip and allows us to bring you specific insights into what you should look out for that is trending next year.
Treat yourself to the Great Jack O’Lantern Blaze at Van Cortlandt Manor, or one of the many local Fall Festivals like the Warwick Applefest. Just get outside with friends & family and have some Fall Fun!
To help us to always remember….
I had the pleasure of watching the Tony Award winning play Kinky Boots on Broadway and going backstage. I even met the star Billy Porter! (aka LOLA)
Joella Cannon is a Jewelry Designer and principal of J.A. Minai Jewelry Design located in Westchester, NY. Her passion is to “create statement pieces that are inspired by the elements of surprise and juxtaposition.”
Something that can be seen throughout the Hamptons in the Spring are flowers beautifully arranged in pots and planters. If you do not have a green thumb, but like to surround yourself with color, this is a great way to accomplish both.
One special place that we like to visit is the Walking Dunes, in Napeague, Montauk, NY. They are named this not because you are allowed to walk on them, but because the wind and natural elements change the configuration of the dunes constantly.
Spiro Lyon Glass was founded by Jacqueline Spiro and Lee Lyon, glass artists who have been working with hot glass since 1989. Many of the unique glass pieces they produce are large, thick cast glass panels for use as interior and exterior decorative and architectural elements.