Journal

Journal
two women and a man posing for a photo in front of a tent

Market Report

Loved seeing old friends Cindy and Luis Urrea! This summer, the studio joined a new community. We cannot afford a classic brick-and-mortar pop-up in Aspen, so our studio director Jennifer convinced me that the studio needed to join the ranks of the Aspen Farmer’s Market. So we applied, made the cut, and hustled to get ready. We ordered a pop-up tent with sidewalls and staged several “rehearsals” to figure out how to get the rather unwieldy pop-up up in a jiffy. We tripped over the studio dogs in the process. The tallest among us (Ted!) kept smacking their heads. Next …
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Isa’s Journal

two women and a man posing for a photo in front of a tent

Market Report

Loved seeing old friends Cindy and Luis Urrea! This summer, the studio joined a new community. We cannot afford a classic brick-and-mortar pop-up in Aspen, …
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painting of a hummingbird and the earth viewed from space

Life on Earth

“The whole of life is coming to terms with yourself and the natural world. Why are you here? How do you fit in? What’s it …
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mangrove trees on the beach with boats in the water in the distance

woMangrove Story

If you wonder why I do this, it’s for the women on Chira and the many others like them we work with around the world. …
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The Studio

watercolor painting of colorful geometric blue, green and yellow squares based on an irrational number algorithm

Ode to Joy – Design Story:

Years ago my son’s interest in mathematics inspired me to translate numbers into a color algorithm. I assigned colors to digits and charted out irrational …
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blade sign hanging from a shop that reads Think Big Shop Small

Small Business Saturday

Some thoughts on our country of small businesses for today, November 28th, Small Business Saturday. It wasn’t until I was preparing to open my dream, …
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