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“The Art of Labor” SDJ – Out Now!

July 2, 2018 9:00 am

Surface Design Association is excited to announce “The Art of Labor,” our Summer 2018 edition of Surface Design Journal! As Elizabeth Kozlowski states in her Editorial, this Journal questions, “What about the countless hands and hours required to make the objects that keep us safe, warm, and clean? And are we, as consumers, able to

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“Pattern” SDJ – Out Now!

March 26, 2018 10:00 am

Surface Design Association is excited to announce “Color”, our Spring 2018 edition of Surface Design Journal! This Journal features the significant role pattern plays in our physical world–from natural to synthetic, visual to linguistic, and everything in-between. Pattern is an integral part of the building blocks that form our lives. Here’s a preview of what

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Welcome, Elizabeth Kozlowski!

January 3, 2018 9:00 am

At the tail end of 2017, Surface Design Association announced that Elizabeth Kozlowski will be our new Surface Design Journal Editor! We are so excited for her to join the SDA family and cannot wait to see what wonderful and unique Journals she produces. Below is a brief, welcoming interview with Elizabeth so our members

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Forty Year Flashback: Summer 1999

June 26, 2017 9:00 am

This week’s Forty Year Flashback comes to us from the Summer 1999 Journal “Looking Back” with the article “The Great Weaver of Eternity: Dynamic Symmetry and Utopian Ideology in the Woven and Written Work of Mary Crovatt Hambidge” by Virginia Gardner Troy.

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“Mending” – Out Now!

November 30, 2016 9:00 am

Mending is trending in the art world, but mending as a movement to improve our lives has been “hot” since the dawn of humanity. History (of all cultures) provides us with ample success stories—and cautionary tales. What motivates the desire to mend rather than discard? This issue is filled with inspiring examples of artists working

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Collaboration and Continuation by Lisa Klakulak

September 21, 2016 11:00 am

Surface Design Journal’s Summer issue, “The Body Embellished“, features a new department showcasing artists-in-residence and their experiences they have while away. At the 2015 American Craft Council Show in Atlanta, GA, artist Lisa Klakulak was presented with an Award of Excellence that included a two week fellowship at the Hambidge Creative Residency Program near Dillard, GA. Below

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“The Body Embellished” – Out Now!

September 14, 2016 9:00 am

This edition of The Journal is filled with a selection of textile and fiber objects of adornment from around the world, along with captivating tactile interpretations of portraiture from multiple points of view. Throughout human history, the body has been both muse and canvas for a wide range of fiber art forms. Aspects of personal

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