Last week was a big week for the city’s craft-conscious, because Handmade Nation came to town! I attended the New York premiere of this long-awaited documentary of the indie craft movement at the Museum of Arts and Design on Thursday evening. In addition to the screening, director Faythe Levine and artists Mandy Greer and
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Hello! This week I’m thrilled to be guest blogging at Design*Sponge, and today I’ve posted a library-inspired DIY project: upcycled supersize spice jars embellished with Chinese papercut art. Check it out!
I’m posting for Design*Sponge this week in conjunction with the collaborative work that Design*Sponge and the Library are
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This fall I’ve been working away on an amazing project–a series of small documentaries following five talented local artists as they gather inspiration for their work at the New York Public Library. Co-produced by Grace Bonney of Design*Sponge and my library colleagues in Digital Labs, this series will be released over the next few weeks.
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Last week, The Golden Compass opened and I made it my business to see it on Day One. I’m not going to go into how truly, madly, deeply I love the novels upon which this movie is based, or what I felt for the adaptation. But what I am going to rave about are
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