behind the scenes: a day at an apparel photoshoot

Every season, we're excited to see the new apparel, shoes, and jewelry created by the North American artists and designers we represent—and equally excited to share them with you! I wanted to take you behind the scenes of our most recent photoshoot to show you how all the magic happens. There's a lot of work, a bit of fun, and even a few surprises that [...]

do as your mother says

Who would have guessed that a mother, or in this case, Kathleen Dustin’s mother, would know just what her daughter needed to pursue in life? Despite her mother’s recommendation to major in art, Kathleen Dustin followed a very different path into mathematics. It wasn’t until she was 28 that she realized her mother was right: she needed to follow her dreams and her passion for [...]

By |November 23rd, 2016|spotlights|0 Comments

dress joyfully! Maliparmi embodies an expansive worldly look & attitude

As we travel to seek out new artists and designers, at times we encounter work that strikes us as so compelling that we fall in love—and suspect that you, our customers, will fall in love, too. We remain committed to selling the work of North American designers and artists, though from time to time we will also introduce you to extraordinary work by artists from [...]

the art and craft of gourmet foods

We are excited to offer something new at Artful Home:  food! Why food? We think that small-batch food artisans are more than just chefs or bakers—they are culinary artists. Just like other artists, they pair a profound mastery of their craft with the inspiration and creativity to make something extraordinary for you to enjoy. Our Artisans' Gift Box - a grand survey [...]

By |November 7th, 2016|articles|0 Comments

pine needle basketry with Hannie Goldgewicht

I had seen Hannie Goldgewicht’s work many times on our website and on social media, but when I saw it in person, it was as if I had discovered a buried treasure. Hannie’s vessels, bowls, boxes, and wall sculptures are all full of detailed surprises, exceeding any expectation you may have from seeing them in a photograph. The textures are rich—from the ceramic structure [...]

By |October 13th, 2016|spotlights|1 Comment