The Holiday Collective Show, Celebrating Original Art and Handmade Design, Wed. December 17 to Mon. December 22.

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Ideas and Inspiration

We ask the artists and artisans of The Collective what inspires them.


At The Joy of Harvest, their preserves grew from a desire to capture childhood memories and flavours - the taste of ginger, spice and fiery pepper.



The artisans at The Gild were looking for a way to combine their love of cycling and craft. A trip to Rwanda, where bicycles have festive decorations, sparked the idea of making their fanciful seat covers. ( images above)


At Egan at Large, the silver rings of the ocean series were inspired by the beach and hearing the rumble of the waves. (image below)


What inspires you?








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