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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…

Get Inspired: Exquisite Handmade Porcelain from Robert Siegel Studio

Robert Seigel Studio Shop // Handmade Porcelain // IAMTHELAB

I’ve featured a nice variety of ceramic and porcelain artist on the LAB in the past few years, but I don’t think I’ve featured an artist with a collection as diverse as Robert Siegel. As you’ll see, he really is a master at his craft. Check out the video to watch this maker at work and then let’s examine some highlights of his collection.

Robert Siegel Studio from Ro…

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Shop This Tumblr: Interiors by Indoors / Outdoors

Indoors / Outdoors

Indoors / Outdoors via The New York Times

Welcome to a new feature I’m launching today on the LAB. It’s called Shop This Tumblr and, every Friday, I’ll introduce you to a Tumblr blog with great interior spaces for you to enjoy. But you know this wouldn’t be the LAB without a shout out to my handmade comrades. So, after you feast on the spaces I’ll showcase, you’ll then have the joy of checking…

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Get Inspired: The Latest Handmade Jewelry Collection from Isobell

Melody Shirazi’s 1920′s inspired collection of jewelry is still one of my favorites, so when I saw that she had not only updated her shop but also posted a new studio tour, I knew I had to feature her…