A Journal of Craft, Travel and Culture

Monthly Archives for September 2015

Nostalgic for Cement and Encaustic Tiles

The elegant, shabby and exotic look of cement and encaustic tiles enchant me and bring back visual memories from my childhood. A sustainable and artisanal material,…

Morralitos

I admire ethnic fabrics from the tropics – I adore their bold color ways, their abstract patterns, their daring twists. They are fun, passionate and spontaneous like…

Enamel – A Modern Story Runs Old

The ancient glory of enamel left us with exquisite masterpieces made by various techniques. While the popularity and diversity of enamelware in today’s market has declined compared to…