Friday, April 15, 2016


Last Sunday was one of those special days I will remember for a long time. I had the opportunity to visit the studio of Helena Hernmarck and have lunch with her and some girlfriends.  Of the artists working in tapestry today, she stands without peer.  Jack Larsen put it best:

"She triumphs over limitations to create an art form that goes beyond craft without losing its durable virtues."


And she is a lovely, humble and gracious woman I am happy to now know.
















Friday, April 1, 2016


While in LA for Westweek visiting one of my favorite clients Joan Behnke, I had the good fortune of meeting one of her designers, Charlene Aspray. As we spoke of our fascination with jewelry as inspiration, she humbly showed me her own designs --which amazed me. Just something she does in her spare time...! 
Have a look!














Wonderful event at Westweek with Veranda magazine's
Editor in Chief, Clint Smith, et al!