About Lisa

Lisa Bayne’s life and career have always been a mix of art and commerce. With a love for all things textile, she started her career as a fashion designer. After holding executive positions at several great retail companies, she figured out that she really wanted to marry her passion for art with her professional marketing skills. In 2007, she joined the board of directors of Artful Home and was named CEO in 2008. In addition to her work, she is a serial knitter, a serious foodie, and an incurable collector.

lisa bayne collection

When we launched apparel at Artful Home, we had one clear idea:  to offer distinctive clothing by small-batch American designers whose artful style meshed with ours.  We suspected that there were women out there – women like me! -  who were interested in clothes that didn’t look like everything else out there, women who cared as much about style as comfort, women who were [...]

By |September 13th, 2016|Collections|1 Comment

Spring 2016 Trends: Diaphanous Layers

Although we would never classify our point of view as “trend-driven,” as we worked with designers to create our Spring 2016 Collection, we found that there were a few themes which repeated themselves. One that we are especially excited about is the use of diaphanous layers. This season, many designers are playing with sheer fabrics and layering to create breezy, flowing shapes and silhouettes. [...]

By |March 28th, 2016|articles|0 Comments

Winter 2016 Fashion Trends

Although our approach in the world of fashion is not one of trend-following, we find it interesting when we see that several of the designers with whom we work are thinking about similar ideas. This season, in particular, we found a few key themes running through our collection: Hand-painting As a company based in art and artists, we were particularly excited to see hand-painted [...]

By |January 7th, 2016|articles|2 Comments

a toast to creativity

As we turn the calendar to 2016, I think it is a wonderful time to celebrate creativity in all its forms. Creativity is a vital part of being human, something that can be tapped by anyone. In today's society, creativity is touted as central to innovation and new ideas. Tutti Frutti Water Glasses II by Robert Dane Many of us look [...]

By |December 31st, 2015|articles|2 Comments

loves and dislikes: lisa’s favorite gifts this year

I love giving gifts, love everything about the process – thinking about individuals, hunting down great things that they most likely would not splurge on for themselves, wrapping them, and then, most of all, exchanging gifts. I also really dislike top ten lists, listicles, all things which try to make us stop and take note on the Internet. Yet, when I started thinking about [...]