design dialogue: cedric dupont.
When I was seven years old, my proudest purchase was a Cinderella-themed tent my parents allowed me to set up—for less than two days—in the living room. By the time Cedric DuPont was...
Sep 09, 2011
design dialogue: caroline wright.
There’s something about Austin artist Caroline Wright that just seems effortless, and that same laissez-faire attitude extends to her art. “I have to let my process be my guide,”...
Sep 02, 2011
design dialogue: tony ciani.
It’s always fulfilling to create something of your own; there’s a lot of pride inherent in seeing what used to only exist in your mind’s eye firmly take root in the physical world,...
Aug 26, 2011
design dialogue: mike and pam atta.
Mike and Pam Atta are about as close as we’re getting to Jon Hamm—their Fullerton, California, shop, Out of Vogue, is a favorite for the set designers of Mad Men. And frankly, we’re...
Aug 19, 2011
design dialogue: bonnie & crystal flynt.
If you can think back this far, you’ll remember that I avoid shopping with my mother at all costs. But, I’ve got a natural admiration—somewhere between shock and awe—for...
Aug 12, 2011
design dialogue: jeff wenzel.
What we love most about Colorado-based abstract expressionist Jeff Wenzel is that art caught him exactly the way it’s supposed to: completely unaware. But instead of quickly forgetting the way...
Aug 05, 2011
design dialogue: raymond goins.
We’re not saying that they call it Hotlanta just because Raymond Goins has his studio there, but we’re not not saying it either. From his place on Peachtree Road, the dapper designer is...
Jul 29, 2011
design dialogue: amanda brown.
Amanda Brown is vibrant, creative, and looks great in a dress, but she can also wield a staple gun like no one’s business. She launched Spruce in Austin in 2008, quickly mastering the art of...
Jul 15, 2011
design dialogue: stefan gulassa.
As the youngest of six artistically inclined kids, you’d think sibling rivalry would be sure to rear its head somewhere in the life of Seattle-based designer Stefan Gulassa, but his clan is a...
Jul 08, 2011
design dialogue: betsy eby.
Some people have all the luck—gorgeous, talented, in love—but when they’re as passionate and kind as Seattle-based artist Betsy Eby, you can’t begrudge them. After a childhood...
Jul 01, 2011
design dialogue: erin mcguiness.
Bay-area sculptor Erin McGuiness is a creative type we can relate to: Not only does she believe that one should indulge in “a little sugar every day,” but her perfect getaway is a simple,...
Jun 22, 2011
design dialogue: nathan turner.
You’d want to have your party shoes on hand if you were ever invited to attend one of Los Angeles-based Nathan Turner’s esteemed fetes. As for the celebrated designer, event planner,...
May 26, 2011