For the past several months artists across various disciplines have been preparing for a showcase that will bring art, dance, music, and poetry together. It’s a collaborative performance event, dance party and fundraiser benefiting Urban ArtWorks, which empowers local youth through the creation of public art.
Comfortable, cashmere women’s wear from one of the year’s most exciting designers.
Paychi Karen Guh knows quite a lot about fashion design. Born in Taiwan, she earned a master’s degree in textile design from the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science (now Philadelphia University), worked at Nordstrom for 15 years in various roles including textile designer and design director, and recently attended a two-week course in London and Milan put on by
Showcasing Seattle’s unique fashion scene, one boutique designer at a time.
One year ago, Hana Ryan Wilson and her creative partner, Jason Parker, launched Craft & Culture – an online boutique that spotlights the world of independent design. Wilson, a Port Townsend native and UW alum, says she and Parker were inspired by the successes (and struggles) of their many friends who make a living within Seattle’s diverse design community. With Craft & Culture, they hope to introduce the work of these artists to
Designing furniture for the modern Seatttleite.
Furniture store owners will be the first to tell you that Seattleites are a peculiar lot. Our tastes are far from perfect. Quirky, sure, but our taste derives from a confluence of conflicting factors such as empiricism, ecological interest and ultimately, irony.
Kristen Rask is lucky, her passions and obsessions have become a lifestyle.
Plush enthusiasts, indie crafters, designer toy-makers and eccentric hobbyists congregate underneath Kristen Rask’s large umbrella of indie art influence. Within the scope of her influence, designers jockey for a position in her workshops, exhibitions, literature and
This creative gift-ready boutique is Seattle’s finer alternative.
To give exceptionally, one must always have their ear to the ground; aware of what’s vogue and representative of the recipient, the receiver and the culture that binds them. It’s a practice in mindfulness.
High concept, low art: The Foundry perfects the look.
The Foundry has a Nissan Xterra parked centimeters away from their front door. Neurotically, I picture the rampant fire hazards contingent upon a place known as “The Foundry.”
As night falls, the Seattle canvas calls.
Commercial and residential developers continue to stake their claim on Seattle. Cranes are everywhere. It’s a rush to impose personal will on a bustling metropolis, to carve out a piece of skyline for pocketbooks and posterity.