Handcrafted Modern Europe: At Home with MidCentury Designers by Leslie Williamson

I have an exciting project to share with you all today, it’s by the one and only Leslie Williamson who’s been a big favourite here on the site over the years. Obviously, with a website that revolves around design, architecture, photography and the like it’s going to be hard not to be influenced by the creative life that she pursues, most notably highlighting iconic designers in her book hand …

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Leslie Williamson Photographs Constantin Brancusi’s Atelier

I better insert a spoiler alert before we begin today as I’ve once again raided the blog of photographer Leslie Williamson as she puts together the second edition of her handcrafted modern book. Now I really hope I’m not revealing too much that is to reach the final publication, I’m assuming these are really great outakes that Leslie has decided to tease us all with online. With every new …

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Alvar Aalto Studio Outtakes by Leslie Williamson

One of the main things that keeps me constantly captivated and inspired is the small network we’ve been lucky enough to generate here. I love the idea that once we’ve shared the work of someone that isn’t always the end of the line, I like checking back and seeing how creatives works have progressed, it’s good to know people are getting the rewards and opportunities they deserve. Leslie William …

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People Watching, Jesse Schlesinger by Leslie Williamson

Many of you may know that we released a nice in-depth interview with photographer Leslie Williamson over the weekend, I was really honoured to have the chance to speak to Leslie, I’m a big admirer of her work and she’s a great person as well (added bonus!). So this morning when I woke up and heard about her releasing a new post on her column for the NYTimes TStyle blog I had to showcase a …

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Interview with American Photographer Leslie Williamson

As the office begins to become over run with books, Leslie Williamson’s Handcrafted Modern has become a firm favourite amongst our ranks. So it’s little surprise that the photographer come author made it to the top of our interview hit list, and fortunately we were able to find a gap in her schedule to put one together. With news of the second installment of the book being compiled it …

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Designed Objects by Carl Auböck

After searching through the Leslie Williamson archives on her blog I came across this fantastic photo from the Handcrafted Modern book of the stuff on Walter Gropius’ desk. As I was routing around for more information it struck me that a fair few of the objects on the desk, mainly the stone and brass pieces, were made by the one and only Carl Auböck. Carl was an Austrian designer and painter he’s regarded as one of the most accom …

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Interiors Imagery from Leslie Williamson

I was browsing across the portfolio of photographer Leslie Williamson earlier and was pretty much in awe of the collection she was showcasing. We’ve featured her work in past so I thought it would be worth checking back on this rainy day, I’m rather glad I did with such a inspiring set hiding away on her personal page. Having had previous works commissioned for the delightful Handcrafted Modern book it was clear to us that …

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