Second Chances at SFO
One of the nicest parts of traveling through the San Francisco International Airport is its art gallery in Terminal 3. As I made my way to Las Vegas this week for Surfaces and Las Vegas Market (check back soon for slideshows highlighting the best from both), I took a stroll through the latest installation titled Second Chances: Folk Art Made from Recycled Remnants.
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Chef Marcie Blaine Turney looks to Lancaster county for organic cream and butter, and nearby farms for seasonal produce, herbs and honey. Her chocolates are inspired by the flavors of her restaurants, namely those from Mexico, India, and the Mediterranean.
With its “painted lady” Victorians, tolerant citizens, and atmospheric fog, San Francisco stands alone amongst American cities. This map quilt pays tribute to San Fran’s unique beauty. Hand-stitched by Haptic Lab’s fair labor partners in India, each takes hundreds of hours to produce.
- Gallery owner Hilario Galguera escorts us through Mexico City, walking the line of life and death, problem and promise.
- Though my number-one dream job remains journalist and editor (lucky me!) a close second is textile and furniture designer (third place: documentary filmmaker).
- From simple geometrics to a riot of patterns, this folkcraft is easily adapted to a modern aesthetic.
- Over the recent holidays I was out for a ramble here in San Francisco and happened into the shop ATYS.
- An experimental shop in Oaxaca, Mexico, is resuscitating the region’s ancient crafts traditions and bringing indigenous artisans’ designs into the 21st century.
- With an opulent slant and modern outlook, today’s Indian buildings continue the country’s architectural heritage.