On the Fringe: Festival Fashion

With the west coast gearing up for Coachella and the east coast counting down to Jazz Fest, a whole nation of bohemian spirits is currently laying out their festival fashion. I am joining the masses and digging out my bohemian …

Contemporary Macrame Jewelry, Fashion and Interior Design

For many people, macramé conjures up images of owls and plant hangers amidst a tacky sea of out-dated decor. But there is so much more to the art of knotting than the owls and plant hangers of the sixties and seventies. …

Coco Paniora Salinas of Rumi Sumaq is a NICHE Awards Finalist

The NICHE Awards annual competition, in existence for over 20 years, recognizes originality, excellence and creative achievement of North American studio craft artists. Thousands of entries are received each year from professional and student artists. The entries are judged by …

Swinging Through Trees from the Spring Collection

As you may remember from our last post, Coco has spent the past few months creating a Spring 2013 Collection. The inspiration for the collection came from the Pennsylvania Guild of Craftsmen’s call for artists for their “In Bloom” exhibition, …