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Posted @ 6/25/2012 10:54 PM By AnnMarie
A while ago, I was honored to take a trip to a city I’d never experienced before. That’s always a treat in and of itself, but the point of this one was to visit the Academy of Art University in San Francisco!
Posted @ 6/8/2012 4:23 PM By Grace Jeffers
Eldorado Stone offers up the Hawaiian Collection of four distinctive lava rock simulations, each with a unique color, texture and shape.
Posted @ 5/2/2012 1:28 PM By Grace Jeffers
Grace Jeffers explores the world of Peter Glassford, an artisan who creates beautiful wood collages.
Posted @ 4/24/2012 2:38 PM By Grace Jeffers
Perhaps one of the hallmarks of a great design firm is when they apply materials in a way that totally changes my perception. KGB-Limited in New York City has done just that by taking industrial, behind-the-scenes materials and working them with the careful hand of a French atelier. We have asked them for a list of five of their favorite materials and examples of how they use them in their work.
Posted @ 1/16/2012 8:14 AM By Grace Jeffers
Few design schools have materials libraries; but The California College of Art (CCA) has two!
Posted @ 10/25/2011 2:23 PM By Grace Jeffers
American-made plywood panels by Columbia Forest Products are made from the common tree species that grow abundantly in the regions near our mills in the South, North and West.
Posted @ 10/12/2011 10:26 AM By Grace Jeffers
American Chestnut is one of our most abundant tree species and is almost gone from our eco-system. Now American Chestnut wood is only available from reclaimed sources.