September 20, 2010

sarah fox @ orange beautiful

i finally stopped into orange beautiful in the ravenswood area of chicago this past weekend and i can't believe it's taken me this long to stumble in there.  they've got some really beautiful stationary and letterpress work and the store front doubles as the studio as well.  it's a nice way to see inside and behind the business!

orange beautiful also sells other artist's handmade work; lots of chicago-based artists (like essimar) as well as some a little further away (crafterall) and even further than that (gold teeth brooklyn).  a great place to pop in to see what's new and what they're working on!

while i was there, i got to see a brand new installation by sarah fox of cursive design.  made up of lacy scraps left over from the jewelry pieces she creates, sarah incorporates a painted branch from an earlier accident involving her car and other small trinkets organized by color.  i loved it's simple colors and intricate pieces.




it was a rainy day, so my photos really don't do it justice- check out sarah's post about the work here for some proper photos.

3 comments:

  1. Thanks for visiting the shop!... (I actually really like your rainy-day pictures ;)

    Sarah's jewelry will be available in the store, well, pretty much indefinitely, and her amazing branch piece will be on display 'til mid-October...

    And along with the Cursive Design blog, you can also check out more pictures on our blog, theSCOOP!

    Thanks again, Kaitlyn!

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  2. these look great kaitlyn! it's fun to see how the rain drops play with the piece. ;)

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  3. thanks emily, i will be back to visit soon for sure!

    sarah, beautiful work, i really enjoyed it hanging in the space.

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