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Meet The Maker: Carla Tome from Tome Ceramics

Meet the Makers showcases artists, creative entrepreneurs, and up and coming brands throughout Los Angeles. I didn't get to meet Carla face to face until long after I had admired her work. I was first introduced to her clean black and white geometric designs on her ceramics and was instantly intrigued. Is "modern folk" a term? What about something like "minimal indigenous"? Neither of those was quite right, but there was something innately spiritual in her designs, like generations of South American art were naturally and intimately there at her fingertips as she threw pottery. When we finally did meet, I was greeted...

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Meet the Maker - Emily Phillips from Fulcrum Jewelry

Meet the Maker

Meet the Maker - Emily Phillips from Fulcrum Jewelry

Meet the Makers showcases artists, creative entrepreneurs, and up and coming brands throughout Los Angeles.   An eye for design is something that all artists have, across different mediums, techniques, and aesthetic. I'm no jewelry maker, but I know that as I walk the isles of all of the major fairs, certain artists just stand out, regardless of what they're making. Emily Phillip's jewelry does that with Fulcrum, instantaneously. She understands the organic spirit of creation, and her creations seem to rise from the earth itself, with just the right amount of clean, asymmetrical balance, the kind of golden ratio...

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