Issue 41 · California Creatives · October 13, 2015
Swept Away: Utilitarian Household Goods from an SF Designer by Julie Carlson
Hannah Beatrice Quinn, a recent graduate of the furniture design program at California College of the Arts, is fascinated by ordinary household goods; for her 2014 thesis, she fabricated a series of domestic essentials, including brooms, dustpans, and ironing boards. "I strive to understand what makes an object precious in the eyes of an individual," she says. "As a maker, I want to craft objects that help consumers reconnect with the histories, processes, and materials used in the making of ordinary household goods." This past year, she set herself a goal of making 400 brooms...
For the full article by Julie Carlson on Remodelista, click here.