Tammy Tiranasar Jewelry

Weaving new dimension into the art of macramé with organically derived and highly collectible pieces

In Tammy Tiranasar‘s jewelry, the art of macramé unfurls in colorfully hand-knotted necklaces that play with and subvert expectations about patterns. Sweeping, intuitively articulated, organic forms characterize the line and are presented in the bold (and more accessibly priced) Silk Collection, as well as in the avidly collected, one-of-a-kind pieces from the 1/1 series, which are created over weeks at a time and strung with …

FPOAFM’s One-of-a-Kind Ceramic Artworks

The experimental collective explains why they're giving away a hundred handmade cups and the importance of staying original

Ceramics seem to becoming more and more like T-shirts, in which the cup or bowl becomes a vehicle for something catchy, cute or plain-old homey. One collective that’s highlighting the neglected creative potential of the historic medium is FPOAFM, a studio that’s fond of collaborating with other artists to produce functional, one-of-a-kind artworks with personality—and whose prices are (mostly) in the tens, not the thousands. …