Nothing quite brings the environmental and ecological plight of coral reefs to the forefront like a 10-foot high, life-like sculpture. And that’s exactly Courtney Mattison’s point. Putting her interdisciplinary degree in marine ecology and ceramic sculpture to it’s best possible use, she hand-sculpts breathtakingly detailed, large-scale interpretations of coral reefs and the plants and animals that inhabit them […]
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 […]
Our founder and designer, Eric Singer, welcomes you into the shop in this video by Agenda Show – Emerge.
Early last year we launched our Acetate collection introducing a brand new material, cellulose acetate, into our product offerings. This was a big step forward for us and we wanted to offer a little bit more information about acetate itself, how it’s made, and why we chose to use world-renowned Mazzucchelli cellulose acetate for our […]
For the fifth installment of our Journeys photo essay series we follow along with Shwood Collaborator Jess Bianchi on a road trip from San Francisco to Oregon. Jess and his friend Emily drive his van along Highway 101 on the way up– pulling over to camp, search for waves, explore the redwoods, and truly experience […]