I was really having trouble deciding what to feature from Shlomit Ofir’s gorgeous collection of handmade jewelry. There’s a lot of items in her Etsy shop, so paring the selection down to just a few pieces was a real challenge. Shlomit creates her collection from her …
Looking for some fresh fonts for your collection? Well, do I have a treat for you! How about 4 amazing fonts that are totally free and ready for your design pleasure? Each one is bold and brilliant. First up, we have Adamas. Designed by Octavian Belintan, Adamas …
Well, the interest in our City Guides has been quite impressive, so I thought I’d better get moving on the first one: The San Francisco Bay Area. We know the Bay Area is full of talent and we are looking for a ton of suggestions, so …
We’re starting something fresh just for you. We call it #AsktheLAB and we’re really excited to open the stage for you to ask those burning questions that will help you grow your handmade business. Whether it’s about setting up an Etsy shop, starting a blog or …
Howdy & Aloha! Well, it took me 3 months to finish it, but I’m proud to reveal the new IAMTHELAB.com to you fine folks. This is a complete reworking of the entire site, from top to bottom, and a refreshed mission statement as well. For the …
Lo Siento, a Barcelona-based branding and design studio, have quite a portfolio. This is one of the projects that really stood out to me. It’s for a grocery and wine shop in Barcelona called Can Cisa. It’s a really great design that incorporates vintage packaging and …
Helena EmmansHANDMADE PROFILES
When I say that the LAB is dedicated to the global exploration of handmade creations, I mean it. How else would we find ourselves making a virtual visit to the Isle of Skye, to explore the incredible work of Helena Emmans?LEARN MORE
"I like to portray the feeling of Skye through an intuitive response to the changing landscape and its colours. I often paint in the same places at different times of the day, watching the changing days and seasons.”
Vitrified StudioHANDMADE TRIFECTA
If you follow the LAB on Facebook, you’ve probably seen Shelley Martin’s Vitrified Studio creations appear in my daily stream of pictures. I’m not really sure how I could resist sharing Shelley’s work. It’s a joy to behold.LEARN MORE
"My hands take over my creative process. They decide the shape and I just follow along. The bottles especially seem to make themselves – the forms evolve and change on their own over time."
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