There's a lot of value and importance to making things by hand, and I love doing so, but I don't think that everyone can make a living that way. I'm struggling to find a balance between the values of handmade and the practicality of manufacturing as both a designer and a teacher. So for my new collection, I'm also exploring small, local manufacturing options like laser cutting.
And speaking of, I picked these up from my laser cutter this afternoon:
They're just the start of the objects in my new collection. (And no, I'm still not telling you what they are.)