Since the 1970s, Peter Shire has created sculpture, ceramics, and furniture that combine elements of industrial design, craft and fine art. Making cups has been a recurring fixation. As Shire says, “Cups are the individual opposed to the group.” In this video, made by Eric Minh Swenson for Shire’s first solo exhibition at Lora Schleisinger Gallery in Los Angeles, he talks about his unique approach to creating.
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@etsy: Color makes a statement in accessories designer Alex Bender's Berlin home. From a closet-turned-workshop, Alex crafts cheerful leather bags and purses. Her bright white bedroom, pictured here, doubles as her photo studio. Follow the link in profile to read her Quit Your Day Job story.
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