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About

Trust me. I know mid century modern. I lived it. Thanks to the influence of my elegant mother, an avid collector, I was introduced at an early age to iconic designers from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Early on, I worked for Georg Jensen at the Fashion Center in the NYC Metro Area and jewelry designer Betty Cooke in her shop, The Store LTD in Baltimore. I also worked for Hutzlers, a legendary Baltimore department store. As a result, I developed an appreciation and a passion for beautifully designed, modern jewelry, clothing and objects in porcelain, stoneware, silver and bronze.

Now, after a 25+ year career in marketing and public relations, and as many years raising two twenty-something offspring, I finally have time to devote to my numerous and varied guilty pleasures: photography, travel, graffiti; mosaic, collage, calligraphy; hand-crafting wearable art in fiber, metal, and…

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  • Joined May 18, 2009

Favorite materials

photographs, scraps of paper, shards of glass, bits of metal, corrugated cardboard, unique and natural beads and stones, old buttons, antique books and magazines, maps, hand lettering and type, wool and ribbon

Shop

TooArtfulForYou
COOL RETRO THINGS : FOR DRESS UP, GIFTING...

About

Trust me. I know mid century modern. I lived it. Thanks to the influence of my elegant mother, an avid collector, I was introduced at an early age to iconic designers from the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Early on, I worked for Georg Jensen at the Fashion Center in the NYC Metro Area and jewelry designer Betty Cooke in her shop, The Store LTD in Baltimore. I also worked for Hutzlers, a legendary Baltimore department store. As a result, I developed an appreciation and a passion for beautifully designed, modern jewelry, clothing and objects in porcelain, stoneware, silver and bronze.

Now, after a 25+ year career in marketing and public relations, and as many years raising two twenty-something offspring, I finally have time to devote to my numerous and varied guilty pleasures: photography, travel, graffiti; mosaic, collage, calligraphy; hand-crafting wearable art in fiber, metal, and stone; collecting retro jewelry, vintage clothing, antiquarian and illustrated books, maps, postcards and other ephemera. I hope you find this shop as entertaining as I do!

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