Zoë Bissell's Profile

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Formed and Found is a small, innovative design company that makes durable, one-of-a-kind objects with beautiful form, line & color. We aspire to create functional art for the home and hope the aesthetic dimensions we add to houseware objects help to enrich everyday life.

Zoë Bissell, creator of Formed and Found, is a designer, art base fabricator and shape collector. She works out of a century-old farmhouse, nestled in the woods surrounding the Ashokan Reservoir in upstate NY.

Zoë’s contemporary country aesthetic results from a childhood spent in New York City’s East Village and at her father’s rustic cabin near Woodstock, NY. Inspired by her mother, a painter, and her father, a mixed-media artist and yard-art eccentric, Zoë loves to weld, assemble, and repurpose found objects into functional items for the home…

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  • Female
  • Born on January 12
  • Joined July 7, 2010

Favorite materials

metal, wood, spray paint, fluorescent colors, acrylic paint, boxes, paper, felt, recycled materials, junk

About

Formed and Found is a small, innovative design company that makes durable, one-of-a-kind objects with beautiful form, line & color. We aspire to create functional art for the home and hope the aesthetic dimensions we add to houseware objects help to enrich everyday life.

Zoë Bissell, creator of Formed and Found, is a designer, art base fabricator and shape collector. She works out of a century-old farmhouse, nestled in the woods surrounding the Ashokan Reservoir in upstate NY.

Zoë’s contemporary country aesthetic results from a childhood spent in New York City’s East Village and at her father’s rustic cabin near Woodstock, NY. Inspired by her mother, a painter, and her father, a mixed-media artist and yard-art eccentric, Zoë loves to weld, assemble, and repurpose found objects into functional items for the home.

Zoë earned a BFA from Parson’s School of Design and an MFA from Bard College.

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