site_header_zone


 
Trending
This Week's 20 Most Loved Design Instagrams
  From lofty and inventive facades such as Spain’s Bilbao ...
Steelcase Names Winning Design for Classroom of the Future
Who better to turn a laser-sharp eye on the constant ...
Crypton Fights Back Against Counterfeiting
Pasture Crypton Signature T Dna Over the past decade, counterfeiting ...
The Secret Lives of 23 Hall of Fame Designers
  Did you know that...? Scroll over the images to ...
Editors' Picks: 84 New Carpets, Rugs and Tiles
  Julia Gentil transforms every host's nightmare—glaring stains on a ...

JOB ZONE

jobseekers:

employers:

 
Weekly Poll
Where is the greatest growth potential for healthcare design in the next 2 years?

    industry_article_detail_left_zone

    American Craft Council Expands Show to A&D

    The installation by Lisa Bakamis for "Make Room: Modern Design Meets Craft."


    The American Craft Council has amped up their annual show of handcrafted jewelry, apparel, furniture, and accessories to include nine celebrated San Francisco-based interior designers and architects who will demonstrate how to incorporate craftlike items into interiors. Connecting designers with consumers, the exhibition allows for a momentary glimpse into the process behind objects, highlighting not only the technical aspects of how something is made but also the significance behind its placement in a room.


    “Make Room: Modern Design Meets Craft” has hit Baltimore, Atlanta, and St. Paul and comes to San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center from August 2-4 for its final edition. In addition to the more than 230 artists selling at the show, the nine participating designers selected by the council are Lisa Bakamis of Lisa Bakamis Interior Design, Mimi Chen of Three Legged Pig Design, Lauren Geremia of Geremia Design, Nicole Hollis of NicoleHollis, Steven Miller of Steven Miller Design Studio, E.B. Min and Jeffrey Day of Min|Day, Melina Raissnia of Peace Industry, and Nicole Socia of Socia Design.


    Lauren Geremia of Geremia Design's installation.


    Each design team will start with a blank 8x10 white space and a singular craft piece. Drawing inspiration from the pieces, eight rooms will be designed, giving context and life to the furniture. Explaining the process as a bit of a challenge, Nicole Hollis (whose 1906 row house renovation was just published by Interior Design) says, “I am inspired by people who make things with their hands, and I’m looking forward to this unique collaboration."




    The install by Steven Miller of Steven Miller Design Studio.

    industry_article_detail_central_zone