I was reading Ulla Maaria’s recent column “Renting is the New Buying” where she referred to a survey she had made among students about what ‘luxury’ meant to them. The results helped to reinforce her larger point regarding assumptions we make about what constitutes well-being, “Instead of associating luxury with money or any imaginable form […]
In reverse of the usual order, Ene and I kicked off the symposium with an open-ended panel discussion around my concept of ‘deep craft’. We staged the conversation as an old-fashioned town hall meeting and opened the floor to an audience of over 60 participants, encouraging the free exchange of ideas as the Deep Craft […]
We have been busy preparing for our first Deep Craft Symposium this weekend at Waterfall Arts in Belfast, Maine. I finished the pencil post bed and it awaits my parents’ arrival tomorrow for a trial run. Meanwhile, Ene had been on call to support her sister as she gave birth to a healthy girl, born […]
We’ve had a rare stretch of balmy clear nights and I find myself seduced into staying up late to watch the stars and be lulled by the polyrhythm of crickets and the smell of the watered garden tinged with redwood trees still breathing the morning fog. We’ve heard peeper frogs during the rainy season since […]
At their best, craft practices and products simultaneously preserve knowledge and resources.
letter draft to a client Whether intended or not, making things is always about relationships. This kind of communication is as important to me as the integrity of the joinery.
Here is the proof for a poster designed by John Bielenberg for our upcoming Deep Craft Symposium at Waterfall Arts.