Laura Shields' Profile
Made From Books is a line of jewelry by Yes & Yes Designs that uses unwanted, falling apart, or outdated books as their source material. Each piece is laser cut and assembled with care by Laura and Julien Shields in Oakland, California. We then donate a portion of our proceeds to Room to Read, a non-profit that supports literacy and gender equality in Africa and Asia.
For us, Yes & Yes Designs is about creating something beautiful that has a positive impact. We don’t want to have to choose between fun or serious, bold or sophisticated, beautiful or meaningful: we want it all! Yes, yes, and yes!
Laura Shields began Yes & Yes Designs in 2008 by experimenting with a wide range of materials, including a formidable collection of wool felt that she inherited from her grandmother. In the beginning of 2010 she joined Techshop and started…
- Born on November 20
- Joined December 22, 2007