The Wood Whisperer

Posted by on Nov 26, 2011 in Writing

Michael James Moran is fluent in wood. In his Meeting Street Road workshop, the Kentucky-born craftsman speaks black walnut, Himalayan cedar, and red elm—not to mention maple, cypress, sycamore, and more—translating the unique natural grain of each milled board into custom furniture pieces. Whether a hand-carved bench of curly white oak in a Mount Pleasant […]

Material Girls

Posted by on Aug 26, 2011 in Writing
Material Girls

Designer Profile: Material Girls Written By Jessica Kenny Photographs by Christopher Shane Courtney Rowson & Amy Pastre For graphic designers Courtney Rowson and Amy Pastre, effective branding is all about the materials. From the Library, Archives of Fashion vintage clothing company’s award-winning athenaeum-inspired identity package (complete with logo, business cards, library card-receipts, stationery, website, and […]