I am thrilled to be able to share this month's feature with you all! Marissa runs social and marketing for ARQ, but also is a very gifted photographer, artist, and, (my observation, and not said lightly), friend. I see her as a really timeless, old soul, goddess/nymph type (yeah it's a type - if you know someone like Marissa you get it!) when we are together, so this month's theme/word, amaranthine, feels appropriate for her. I already knew that she loves great food, deep conversation, and being...
Martina Thornhill is one of those ridiculously likeably (not a word you say?), cool people that you unapologetically stalk on Instagram because everything they touch turns to unfeigned, unfussy magic. The speed at which her fun and comforting ceramic vessels sells out is, therefore, completely understandable, and even when that means you missed out on that cup you neeeeded in the shopping frenzy, you find yourself cheering her on even in your moment of defeat. :) Below, we talk with Martina about her work, food, life, inspiration, and the pleasures of handwork. She's...
Rarely is there a combination quite as lovely and organic as the work of Lilian Martinez and ARQ. Not only do we admire the soft, curved bodies depicted on her fabric, print, and ceramic works of art, but we get weak in the knees observing her lush landscapes with unexpected color palettes. It is such an honor to feature her in our posy: Bombinate - a word that perfectly describes the affect her work has on us.
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Dear Friends of ARQ, we suspect you already know of State, and love it as much as we do. This month we interviewed State the Label's founder, Adrienne, about small business ownership, creativity, and life with her family in Georgia. We are SO in love with the images she sent along, shot at her home by Rinne Allen, and even more fascinated by the life she has carved out for herself and her little fam. Scroll for images and the full interview below!
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