Showcasing Seattle’s unique fashion scene, one boutique designer at a time.
One year ago, Hana Ryan Wilson and her creative partner, Jason Parker, launched Craft & Culture – an online boutique that spotlights the world of independent design. Wilson, a Port Townsend native and UW alum, says she and Parker were inspired by the successes (and struggles) of their many friends who make a living within Seattle’s diverse design community. With Craft & Culture, they hope to introduce the work of these artists to (more…)
Art and culture have inspired fashion designers for centuries. Now, fashion inspires art and technology with digital installation artist, Miguel Chevalier’s “8 ties” installation at the Bravern. Drawing from the new Hermès Heavy Twill collection, (more…)
Designing furniture for the modern Seatttleite.
Furniture store owners will be the first to tell you that Seattleites are a peculiar lot. Our tastes are far from perfect. Quirky, sure, but our taste derives from a confluence of conflicting factors such as empiricism, ecological interest and ultimately, irony. (more…)
This creative branding agency represents the forefront of Seattle’s design scene.
Creature might have a blue room (for inspiration) or a red room (for spreadsheet tedium). Select clan members might spend their weeknights unleashing creativity with (more…)
Kristen Rask is lucky, her passions and obsessions have become a lifestyle.
Plush enthusiasts, indie crafters, designer toy-makers and eccentric hobbyists congregate underneath Kristen Rask’s large umbrella of indie art influence. Within the scope of her influence, designers jockey for a position in her workshops, exhibitions, literature and (more…)
This creative gift-ready boutique is Seattle’s finer alternative.
To give exceptionally, one must always have their ear to the ground; aware of what’s vogue and representative of the recipient, the receiver and the culture that binds them. It’s a practice in mindfulness. (more…)
High concept, low art: The Foundry perfects the look.
The Foundry has a Nissan Xterra parked centimeters away from their front door. Neurotically, I picture the rampant fire hazards contingent upon a place known as “The Foundry.” (more…)