December 2017 Newsletter

Hello Friends! 

So thankful this season to be included in many community and holiday events.  It's with gratitude that we debut new collectible artist collaborations, and continue working to support education and the arts.  Very excited to join Fig Earth's Winter Solstice Market (info below) for the first time.  In looking for ways to give back and improve I've found it's the little actions taken on a daily basis that can have the biggest impact.  Please come by one of our December events listed here, or see the online store for what's new.

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Ronni Kappos Studio Event:

The highlight of our holiday season is here!  Come enjoy special discounts,  sales for early shoppers, and holiday gift items.  Ronni's beautiful space fills with the rich scent of mulled cider, we enjoy rosè, and delicious snacks.  Come to shop, stay and enjoy friendly company in an intimate setting.

1523 Portia St, LA, 90026


December Community Events

New School West Holiday Bazaar 2017

Saturday, December 2nd

10-3 PM.

12731 Venice Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90066

Glad to participate in this Holiday Bazaar for the 4th year in a row.  New School West has been on Venice blvd for 30 years now.  They have a wonderful community of designers joining.  20% of sales, and raffle proceeds go to the Teachers Education Fund when you shop.  Enjoy the chili bar (while it lasts!), baked goods, and a family atmosphere!

 
Fig Earth Winter Solstice 2017

Winter Solstice Night Market 2017

Fig Earth Supply

Saturday, 16 December 2017

4pm - 11pm

3577 N Figueroa St, Highland Park Los Angeles, CA

It was a blast attending Fig Earth's last event as a shopper.  Food, drinks, community friendliness, and music from So Far Sounds brought great energy.  Other designers and brands at this market include Infinite Love Designs, personal favorite Swing Dash leather crafters, Abalone Herbals, CBD specialists Cordial Organics, and many more. 


Beer and Hotsauce Justice Laub Art

Beer & Hot Sauce Hand Linen

Give a gift that will bring a smile, and can be used in the kitchen or bathroom. Artist Justice Laub's drawings have a whimsical and playful feel that people love. We're in the second year of this seasonal gift series featuring a collectable illustrated print. Once this limited edition sells out, it's gone for good.

100% washed linen hand towel , 30" x 18"

Machine washable black ink screen printed in Los Angeles

Ermie Collaboration, Harmony Tee

Ermie X Jill Aiko Yee

I've long admired the work of designer and artist Jennifer Parry Dodge/ Ermie.  We just launched a Fabric Dye Collaboration with two top styles online and in studio.  The Harmony Tee pictured is made of silk and cotton, Jennifer dyed yardage with natural cochineal and eucalyptus dyes, and procion dyes.  Stay tuned for an Inspired Profile Q&A delving into her creative process. 

This gorgeous photo thanks to Alyson Iwamoto Ceramics. Ceramic earrings and necklace are by Alyson.


What Does Community Mean in LA's Design Culture?

  • Encourage growth locally.  Support arts and crafts by buying from community events.  Gift others from your favorite artisans, and makers to share what you love.  Check our list of recommendations in LA (scroll down in link)
  • Discover LA's Design community online by searching Hashtags related on Instagram such as #madeinLosAngeles, #madeinLA
  • Reduce your impact every day with tips from Zero Waste Blogger , Matchbox Kitchen's Instagram
  • Visit arts and culture events such as those listed in TimeoutLA
At the Inn Glassbook Magazine

At the Inn

Glass Book Magazine Editorial

 

Excited that the velvet Journey Top was photographed in Glass Book's latest fashion editorial.  Thanks to an amazing team including stylist Allison Victoria, and photographer Lauren Naylor.  For full credits, click above.