It’s Maker Faire Weekend!

May 25th, 2009

This weekend in San Mateo,  the world’s largest DIY fair celebrates it’s 4th anniversary.  Make Magazine‘s Maker Faire is expected to draw a crowd of over 100,000 to the San Mateo County Expo Center. Thousands of DIY vendors will showcase everything from robots to furniture to food. Arts, crafts, science, technology, engineering- and FASHION. Not […]

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Speak Up! : Doctor Steel

March 12th, 2009

First things first, tell us about yourself & what you do! My name is Dr. Phineas Waldolf Steel and I’m insane. Since I’m completely out of my mind, I have rejected the ordinary rules of society in an effort to continually live in my own little world; a place where creativity and fun is the […]

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Button Up Bootie

January 28th, 2009

A much younger version of myself once went up to my mother and said, “I want witch shoes”.   “Well, Samantha, Halloween is a few months off.” “No, Mom, I want witch shoes to wear every day.” And so it began.  Before I could even reach the drug store shelf that had the black hair […]

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Etsy Shop Profile : Nouveau Motley

January 24th, 2009

Nouveau Motley is Rachael Victoria Adams of Sonoma County, California.  Each piece is hand crafted, combining the new and old into a mechanical steampunk piece of jewelry. From her Etsy shop profile: I like creating art and collecting/reselling antique and vintage items that have a function. If you can use or wear it, its not […]

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Waxing Gibbous

January 17th, 2009

Portland, Oregon’s Gibbous Fashions is a collective of four designers with the same idea- renovating vintage and discarded clothing and found bits and bobs in remarkable ways. Each garment is made one-by-one, and Gibbous uses no patterns. Instead, the pieces are assembled “like a puzzle”, and each creation is unique. Deeply layered and lavishly adorned, […]

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