Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Secret lives of tattoos, the underbelly of an iceberg, celebrating women artists and more in our look around the web

1. Celebrating Artists on International Women’s Day While we shouldn’t only celebrate women artists one day of the year, It’s Nice That is showcasing the work (and thoughts) of an all-star-cast of women artists for IWD 2018. Working with various styles and mediums, articles include “words of wisdom from stage designer and visual artist Es Devlin; a rare interview with The Smiling Sun creator Anne …

North Home Sleepwear Collection

A beautiful range of goods bush-dyed by artists living in remote communities in Australia

North Home continues celebrating Aboriginal Australian artists—and the beauty and diversity of their traditions, skills and crafts—with their new sleepwear collection, which launches today. Made up of just three pieces, the range is lush, textured and sublime. Each piece is carefully bush-dyed by Anindilyakwa women living in the remote Groote Eylandt Archipelago—an island in the Gulf of Carpentaria, about 391 miles from Darwin. The process …

Studio Visit: Erin Considine

The free-spirited jewelry designer and her meticulous approach to craft

Jewelry designer Erin Considine embodies the patience that her handcrafted pieces reflect. From her Williamsburg studio the young Maryland native naturally dyes all of her own fibers before meticulously braiding or weaving them through various metal components, all soldered by her as well. Her wholesome approach is not only inspired aesthetically by the ’70s craft movement, but, she tells us, is also about reclaiming women’s …