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Sculpture and photographer Andy Goldsworthy (British, b.1956) has spent the last several decades creating transitory, site-specific installations around the English and Scottish countryside. Using largely found materials, he builds his works on-site, allowing them to  form organically and intuitively. His works are intentionally temporary and he views the inherent decay as a part of the […]

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An abandoned subway stop in Manhattan’s Lower East Side is the future site of an amazing feat of ingenuity: the world’s first underground park. Using new technology that allows funneling sunlight from the street above, the three-block-long park will host flourishing plantlife, bringing nature back into a previously desolate urban artifact. The Lowline is projected […]

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Using high-pressure resin casting and our hand-made processing technique, we’ve taken inspiration from elements of the most awe-inspiring environments in the world and transformed them into one-of-a-kind wearable art. Just as every inspirational experience is unique, so is every handmade piece of this collection.   Check out the experiment below and visit our site HERE to see […]

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Inspiration is easily found but rarely encapsulated. With the new Badlands collection, we’ve mastered a new process of stabilization of natural materials.  Using high-pressure resin casting and our hand-made processing technique, we’ve taken inspiration from elements of the most awe-inspiring environments in the world and transformed them into one-of-a-kind wearable art. Just as every inspirational […]

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Earlier this week we debuted our latest material experiment, The Oxidized Collection. To complete this project, our product design team harnessed the power of oxidization to bring brilliant turquoise, blues, and golds from genuine brass. These brass inlays are then applied to two versions of our classic Canby silhouette for a look that has truly […]

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