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ILLUSTRATION + DESIGN

  “… now I say it less in words and more silently in work.” – Vincent van Gogh Today’s commission for FRANCE Magazine finds me searching for wonderful imagery of Arles, France, the town nestled in a beautiful region south of cold, grey Paris, where Vincent van Gogh lived for nearly two prolific years. I …

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“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful, or believe to be beautiful.” William Morris   Remember when buildings, decor, transport, and machines were built to last longer than the weekly rumble of the recycling truck? I sure do. I lament the mass manufactured invasion of replaceable, temporary, cheap, bland …

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“The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach — waiting for a gift from the sea.” Anne Morrow Lindbergh