2013 August Archive

Crafting Community…and So Much More

By: Rose Apodaca

Neither one of us had been much for camp as kids. That eagerness among classmates who finally could spend one week in a communal binge of activities seemed a little weird given our own parents willingness throughout the seasons to engage in all sorts of creative projects and camping excursions. Even though I grew up […]

Bungee Up

By: Emily Chang

A bag of goodies recently arrived at A+R. When I opened it, I saw the colorful, utility-roped bag bolos from Karen Kimmel Studios, instantly fell in love, and now want to see the knotted paracord—reminiscent of its outdoorsy bungee brother—with its golden hardware everywhere: clipped on my key ring as I unlock the door to […]

Tune In: Jay-Z’s Art Attack

By: Emily Chang

It’s always so encouraging when creative geniuses are sharing what inspires them with the world. Even more so when it comes on an almost daily basis. Entrepreneur and hip hop mogul Jay-Z is intent on giving the public a piece of his mind with his blog, Life And Times, which covers everything from fashion to […]