Notable Hands

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Notable Hands Magazine

The first issue of notable Hands exclusive online magazine is here! Enjoy, and don’t hesitate to comment. Advertisements

November 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

Is Artisanal Work a Women-led Practice?

Since I started Notable Hands, I’ve contacted several non-profit organizations, as well as designers that work with artisans around the world. The focus of this blog is not to promote … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

BBC’s UK corporate charity and Fashion go along together in a project for British children in need.

If there’s a thing called couture stuffed animals, it would be the Pudsey’s designer collection of bears. If you have been looking at some adorable stuffed bears from London’s elite … Continue reading

November 14, 2012 · Leave a comment

Inspiration – Fillmore’s Corner Boutique Store Nest

If you haven’t seen Joseph Cornell’s boxes from the previous post, click on, please! You’ll get into context. Now, I’m no stranger to the amount of unique little stores scattered … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · Leave a comment

Inspiration – Joseph Cornell’s Three-Dimensional Collage Boxes

I discovered the work of Joseph Cornell thanks to my Visual Merchandising instructor Martin Zanfardino. This self-taught artist created beautiful mini collage stories inside wooden boxes – that was his … Continue reading

November 11, 2012 · 1 Comment

Erica Tanov Collaborates With Paper Artist Emily Payne

It’s hard not to fall in love with the seamless collaboration between fashion designer Erica Tanov (feature coming soon!) and artist, and paper specialist Emily Payne. That’s when craft enables … Continue reading

November 4, 2012 · Leave a comment

Satya Twena Creates Lush Hats!

If the art of dressing up our own bodies is a matter of countless conversations, then imagine the fuss that comes with wearing objects on top of our heads. We … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 3 Comments

Our Next Favorite Statement Pieces – Nathalie Costes Collarettes!

I’ve been quite obsessed, if nothing else, with knitwear since I started making knitwear pieces during design school, about three years ago. Those days are not gone, but I also … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Gravel & Gold – Find Out Everything About Their Community Of Artists And Their Crafts

How often do you ask yourself where your oranges and tomatoes come from? Do you ever wonder where on earth were the clothes you wear made, and how? I guess … Continue reading

October 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

Merging jewelry and clothing – one fashion designer – Isabella Coraça

Copper hasn’t always been a designer’s prime choice when it comes to making jewels. It does oxidize easily, and changes its own look, as well as other metals it alloys … Continue reading

October 2, 2012 · Leave a comment

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