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Get Inspired: The Black Line – New Leather Goods by Noah Marion

Noah Marion Handmade Leather Goods // IAMTHELAB

When it comes to Noah Marion, it pays to try to keep up with this renaissance man. I’ve featured Noah’s work on the LAB a few times in the past two years, and I’m happy to report that he’s got a brand new shop and a hot new collection of quality leather goods in that I haven’t featured until today. It’s called the Black Lineand it’s phenomenal. First up, let’s get to know Noah a bit better with…

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Shop This Tumblr: Interiors By Acoustic Garden

Acoustic Garden // Shop This Tumblr on IAMTHELAB.com

Acoustic Garden via At Home in Love

This weeks Shop This Tumblr picks is a favorite of mine. It’s called Acoustic Garden and honestly, I have no idea who runs it. All I can tell you is that it consistently has a great selection of drool-worthy interiors. Add this one to your daily list; it’s a great Tumblr to use for Pinterest.

Acoustic Garden // Shop This Tumblr on IAMTHELAB.com

Acoustic Garden via retrovilla

Acoustic Garden // Shop This Tumblr on IAMTHELAB.com

Acoustic Garden via At My Casa

Acoustic Garden // Shop This Tumblr on IAMTHELAB.com


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#IAMTHELABCHAT: Why Comments and Feedback Matter

For many of us creative folks, especially the artists and makers amongst us, the summer months are a time to rejuvenate and regroup before the busy fall and winter season hits. One area that many of us would like to improve in is our ability to connect and collaborate with others. Whether you are looking for a fellow maker to help you develop a new product, or are on the search for blogs and…

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Minimalist Handmade Jewelry by AgJc + Etsy Favorites

AgJc Shop // Handmade Jewelry + Etsy Favorites // IAMTHELAB

Here’s another collection for the minimalist. It’s called AgJc and is the master work of Fernanda Lemme & Jérôme Collet, a Paris-based duo who really have a great love for making. The pieces in the AgJc shop all have a very understated nature to them, yet the geometric shapes have such an appealing strength. Fernanda and Jérôme state that they “appreciate in particular the beauty of daily small…

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Fresh & Modern Handmade Jewelry From Raw Objekt

Ananda Ung of Raw Objekt // Handmade Jewelry // IAMTHELAB

Sometimes the most understated collections are the ones that really stick with me. That’s how I felt about Ananda Ung’s Raw Objekt. It takes a lot to stand out from amongst the myriads of shops on Etsy, yet Ananda’s wonderfully abstract collection does.

Ananda describes one of her earrings as “very feminine with industrial style” and I think that describes her entire collection. The shop…

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Get Connected July 2014: Collaborate & Connect

Welcome to Get Connected, our first month dedicated to collaboration, connected and conversation. I’ve been working as hard as I can behind-the-scenes to create a space where artists, makers and bloggers can connect and collaborate.

Based on our readership so far, many of you have enjoyed the new space and I want to thank you for stopping by and checking out the talented makers and other great…

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Fresh Font Finds: 10 Free Fonts

Free fonts on IAMTHELAB

Who can resist free fonts? You can add these 10 freebies to your library, all of which are free to use for commercial and personal use. Be sure to double check each font before you use them, just to be safe. Sometimes the usage rights change. All 10 are great display fonts and would look great on posters and other projects. Which one is your favorite? If you end up using one or more, let me…

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Fresh Font Finds: Albatross by Regular Bold Italic

I’ve got a brand new font resource to share with you folks today. The LAB extends a warm welcome to graphic designers Timo Kuilder and Jeff Schreiber and their…