Deirdre Harris' Profile
Hello, and welcome!
I am an architect, and have been practicing design in the form of landscapes, buildings, graphics, and objects for over 20 years. After spending the last decade of this time trying to express intention through a computer, I recently rediscovered the pleasure of feeling and making things with my own two hands.
My mother is a retired textile artist. Two years ago, I discovered a pile of her sketchbooks from the 1960’s, when she still lived in Scandinavia and dreamed of being a surface designer for Marimekko. After arriving in North America a couple years later, she gravitated into a high profile career as a textile artist and tucked her earlier dreams into a box that made its way to our attic storage room. The sketches in the forgotten books, full of happiness and joy, caused me to ponder where they might have led her and inspired me...
- Joined January 24, 2011