Monthly Archives: October 2014

Design Workshops Far and Near

Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know. Daniel J. Boorst   Game changer! That’s the comment I hear most often during a “By Hand & Eye” workshop. Lights click on, gears start to mesh, and frustration … Continue reading

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Visit the Design Graveyard…

With Halloween just around the bend I’m reminded of one of my favorite haunts (no pun intended) for thinking about design – old graveyards. The monuments in all shapes and sizes are like a lexicon of design, sort of a … Continue reading

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Training your eye for Design

“We need to be willing to let our intuition guide us, and then be willing to follow that guidance directly and fearlessly. ¬†Shakti Gawain If you are new to design, telling you to trust your eye sounds like some joke … Continue reading

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Get Your Studley on

There’s only one reason the Handworks 2015 event is going forward. This unique gathering of woodworking enthusiasts somehow caught lightning in a bottle last time around in 2013. That’s no small fete, as that first event seemingly broke all the … Continue reading

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