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The Materials Culture Blog — arielle salkin

Founder Interview: Arielle Speaks with United Women in Business

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Founder Interview: Arielle Speaks with United Women in Business

Please tell us a little about your company:  The Materials Design Co. (TMDCo.) creates unique, materials inspired jewelry and accessories. Our philosophy is to follow the lead of the materials- their colors, textures, and tactility- to create jewelry that feels really good to wear. Our mission is to bring good energy, positivity, and joy to the lives of our customers by delivering accessories created in that spirit. All of our pieces are handmade in small batches in the USA.  How did you get started? I actually started with canvas bags that I designed and had made in a small sewing...

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Embroidery Q&A with Designer Arielle Salkin

arielle salkin behind the scenes embroidery handmade process sashiko

Embroidery Q&A with Designer Arielle Salkin

"I get a lot of texture inspiration from nature and sometimes just very close-up looks at things people would often overlook... My embroideries often mimic these little moments of visual interest."

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