“Maker” and the “Maker’s Movement” are phrases that are popping up more in the mainstream nowadays. But what do these words mean? Is a Maker a hybrid crafter, electronics wiz, artisan, specialist, computer tinkerer, baker, leatherworker, artist? As my friend Lance Fisher would say….Yes. So Nicki and I decided to explore this burgeoning world of Makers and the Movement surrounding them with a series of short interviews. We’ll start off, of course, with our own Nicki Lang, owner and Maker of Found.
Wishing and hoping for sunshine? Here's what to read while we wait for the rain to end! These gorgeous pages will satiate some of that desperate need for flowers, sun and homegrown vegetables. Also in the news....Tulips are in the fields! And if you haven't already, check out Nicki's origin story published at Maker's Movement. From Grief to Beauty: Artist Nicki Lang's Journey to Becoming Found.
We are thrilled and honored to have a piece written by Janel Davis featured on the blog for Trouvé Magazine. We find it a happy coincidence that 'trouvé' means 'found' in French. The magazine and blog are full of inspiring stories and essays, so take some time to look around. Enjoy! http://www.trouvemag.com/journal/into-the-woods
Art is such a great gift to give at the holidays, especially for the person that seems to have everything. Here are a handful of our favorite maker people from across the country. Caroline at Oh Chalet! creates whimsical, adorable mini-paintings. Each one is a little different from the last, and many feature her signature foxes. These are great on a wall in groups, or one of a kind on the little easel she sends for display. Samirah at Seedling Clayworks throws unique, eye-catching pieces that are beautiful and functional. We are picky about our mugs around here, and these are just perfect! You have to be quick to catch her shop updates, but trust me, it's worth it!Rebecca Haas creates stunning,...