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I was born in NYC to parents who grew up in Greenwich Village. We moved to New England when I was a child. I was surrounded by design and art as I grew up, and it taught me to appreciate so many aspects of design, craft and creation.

I was fortunate enough to be able to take a great number of art and design classes in college, as well as some design classes at RISD. I've always been attracted to design and construction, art and craft.

While I get inspiration from so many places, I look to a combination of nature and history. Historical items that can be modernized in one way or another is really cool ! The act of upcycling has always been of interest to me. Printmaking is a simple yet intricate way of expressing immediate creativity - and it is incredibly relaxing. Photography allows me to find that moment and frame of…

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  • Male
  • Born on March 5
  • Joined February 3, 2012

Favorite materials

linoleum, paper, ink, wood, lighting, glass, fabric, metal, photography, food

About

I was born in NYC to parents who grew up in Greenwich Village. We moved to New England when I was a child. I was surrounded by design and art as I grew up, and it taught me to appreciate so many aspects of design, craft and creation.

I was fortunate enough to be able to take a great number of art and design classes in college, as well as some design classes at RISD. I've always been attracted to design and construction, art and craft.

While I get inspiration from so many places, I look to a combination of nature and history. Historical items that can be modernized in one way or another is really cool ! The act of upcycling has always been of interest to me. Printmaking is a simple yet intricate way of expressing immediate creativity - and it is incredibly relaxing. Photography allows me to find that moment and frame of instant, found expression. The lighting fixtures I create allow me to shine (pun intended!).

There are many artisans here are Etsy who inspire. Etsy is a perfect community for me, and the perfect outlet for my creations.

WEBSITE: http://www.primarydesignsstudio.com
FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/PrimaryDesigns
TWITTER: https://twitter.com/Primary_Designs
EMAIL: james [!at] primarydesignsstudio.com

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