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LUMUKU Interview!

LUMUKU Interview!

Last week, our Craftland member Heather got the chance to visit Ryan Dean, the creator of LUMUKU. Here is the interview with Ryan about his bilingual playing cards! 1. I think it’s so interesting that your business Lumuku was partially inspired by your time running a studio for Turkish children in Istanbul! Please tell me more!!!!! That’s totally true. I worked in Istanbul for five summers with some of the most enthusiastic, fun, and creative people I have ever met. Our goal was to help Turkish children learn English; the philosophy behind the program was that kids will learn so...

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KEEP PROVIDENCE WEIRD!

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KEEP PROVIDENCE WEIRD!

Woah hey, what’s so weird about Providence? Well, it’s probably the fact that we’re the hometown of H.P. Lovecraft. He was a prolific writer from the early 20th century, known for his works in weird fiction, scifi, and horror. He got his start in pulp fiction, cheaply printed magazines where various authors contributed their writing. Like many artists, he was unsuccessful in life. But after his passing, his fellow writers hyped him up, and kept the legacy going. The man himself, H.P. Lovecraft. Howard Philips Lovecraft was born in 1890, and his writing career was active from 1917 to his...

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Deborah Hickey Interview!

Deborah Hickey Interview!

Recently, Heather from our "Craftland Crew" had the chance to visit Deborah Hickey in her studio and interview her regarding her work! We got to learn about Deb's process and inspiration, along with her thoughts on being a collage artist. You call Providence home! I would love to hear what inspired you to move to Providence, and what endures and inspires you to live in the creative capital. I moved to Providence in 2003 to buy a home and to be around some good friends. I loved the people and the architecture and enjoyed how small and comfortable the city...

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Design What Have You Artist Interview!

Design What Have You Artist Interview!

The first of our artist interviews for 2021, with Ashley of Design What Have you who makes pins and jewelry with a laser cutter. We sell a variety of her products, including pronoun pins and fluorescent earrings that glow under UV light!

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Holiday Extravaganza 2020

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Holiday Extravaganza 2020

Craftland's Holiday Extravaganza 2020 Application is now live! Due September 25th!

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