goblet grab

A wine goblet with a handful of jelly beans for a stem. A martini glass graced by fluttering leaves. Swans and dragons, bees and honeycomb, potted topiaries, curling waves, murrini-covered spheres and perfect marbles...the myriad forms of artist-made goblets are endless. As artists have been submitting work for the first ever Artful Home Goblet Grab, we have been exclaiming with delight. Many of these [...]

fashion revolution

On April 24th, 2013, 1,133 people died when the Rana Plaza factory complex collapsed in Dhaka, Bangladesh. They were killed while working in sub-par conditions for familiar fashion brands. Last year, on the first anniversary of this disaster, Fashion Revolution began as a way to call for transparency and change in the fashion supply chain. Fashion Revolutions is backed by a global coalition of designers, [...]

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smithsonian craft show 2015

One of my favorite rites of spring is visiting the Smithsonian Craft Show at the National Building Museum in Washington DC. Here, for four days each April, can be found one of the most dazzling juried shows and sales of American fine craft in the country. This year’s exhibition features the work of 121 artists, each selected from a pool of over a thousand [...]

studio sale spotlight: eric bladholm

Each of the nearly 2,000 extraordinary pieces in the Artful Home Studio Sale has a story. Whether they were experimental designs, first editions, or simply found during a cleaning of the studio, these pieces aren't typically found on Artful Home's site. Artist Eric Bladholm offers a number of interesting new shapes, colors, and styles. Image courtesy of Joe Tanner His background [...]

in with the new, in with the old

Ah, New Year's. This is usually a time to say, "out with the old and in with the new." But I propose something slightly different: "in with the new and in with the old." Let me explain. In the world of art and design, the hunt for new and beautiful things is ongoing. As the New Year begins, we are thrilled to introduce many new [...]

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