why the dots? inspiration behind vaughan nelson’s work

Colors, shapes, an organic feel—Vaughan Nelson’s work attracts the eye through its vibrant hues and variations of patterns. His work becomes even more intriguing when you discover the inspiration behind his pieces. I don’t know about you, but when I first saw Vaughan Nelson’s work, I asked, “Why the dots?” As my conversation with Vaughan began, he explained that his signature dot patterns and [...]

about time: the artistry of clocks

In today's world of cellphones and high-tech gadgets, we are inundated with ways to check the time. There are digital clocks on our microwaves and car dashboards, alarms on our smartphones, and sophisticated watches that sync with our computers. With all of this time-telling technology, who needs an old-fashioned clock with hands and a pendulum? Judging by the success of our clock artists, we'd [...]

the dazzling forms of polymer clay jewelry

Imagine a material that has the pliability of clay and the color range of paint. One that is readily accessible, requiring no specialized equipment to unleash its creative potential. That material is polymer clay—and jewelry artists are using it to craft pieces unlike anything else. Louise Fischer Cozzi infuses polymer clay with oil paint and colored graphite to create her Quad Crescent Necklace. [...]

Dressing for Adventure

If you're like me, you love the adventure that comes with travel. Maybe it's a quick weekend away with old friends or perhaps it's the globe trekking adventure of a lifetime — either way it's important to be comfortable and have plenty of flexibility in your clothing while being able to stay true to your personal style. None of us want to have a [...]

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