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Philadelphia based McNabb & Co. Studio offers a refreshing and unique take on fine woodworking in their project, “The City Series”. Founder James McNabb meticulously uses a bandsaw to individually shape small pieces of various wood species, eventually combining them into stunning collages of sorts. The abstracted architectural forms come together in an interesting perspective […]

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Here at Shwood we are avid fans of photography- both digital and film- and love to see new and interesting ways of capturing subjects. Photography offers a unique way to show a perspective, freeze a moment in time, or to tell a deeply moving story. Alberto Seveso instantly captured our attention with his series, “Heavy Metals”, in which he […]

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Nature is seldom matched in its beauty & simplicity. A prime example of this simple form & function are diatoms. Located in nearly every place that there is standing water, diatoms are single celled algae that encase themselves in beautiful glass shells. There are hundreds of thousands of varieties of diatoms all that build their own unique […]

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Here at Shwood we are constantly searching for inspiring ways to think about and use natural materials. Recently, we were blown away by the creativity, craftsmanship, and playfulness of these live-able sculptures that bridge the gap between art and life. Bay Area fine artist, Jay Nelson, is not concerned with all of his cuts and […]

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We’ve all been there, you’re working on a project, writing a paper, trying to capture that perfect moment with your digital camera, standing up as that buzzer-beating shot goes up, and all of a sudden – your machine glitches, flashes a random jumble of colors, and crashes. For most of us, this occurrence is usually […]

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