Emily Reinhardt: The Object Enthusiast

The Omaha-based artist creates made-to-order ceramic vessels to hold all your treasures

Ceramic artist Emily Reinhardt has given herself a very apt alias: The Object Enthusiast. The Omaha-based creator makes vessels that are part geometric and part organic; looking like something naturally grown, yet with tinge of human interference. While all her offerings are covetable, we especially like her polka-dot spherical vases, speckled dishes and faceted vases—all complete with copper or gold leaf embellishment. “My faceted vessels …

Britt Bass Turner iPad and iPhone Cases

The artist adds a punch of color to an otherwise monotone device with her rainbow-colored creations

While not usually fans of loud or flashy cases for our mobile devices, we were impressed by the vibrant, playful appeal of Athens, GA-based artist Britt Bass Turner‘s iPad and iPhone accessories. All bright colors and thick brushstrokes, the abstract designs look like they were created in a joyful, artistic frenzy (and are pleasantly reminiscent of Australian artist Ken Done‘s work). As a celebrated fine …

Word of Mouth Melbourne: Shopping

Special spaces and local treasures in our guide to the dynamic and ever-evolving Australian city

Melbourne might not boast the weather or the beaches of many other Australian cities, but it’s a town that prides itself on culture and style. There is a myriad of stores from the southside to the north and everywhere between, all offering something unique, in spaces that feel as special as the products they sell. Whether shopping for objects by local designers and artists or …