Category Archives: Style

Chigirie: Depth and Perspective

Chigirie by Joan Matsui Tuesday Chigirie Tip

Japanese Paper Tearing Art with the “Chigirie Tip of the Week“ From the beginning to the completion of a Chigirie collage, a variety of pre-dyed paper is used in place of paint and applied to the palette of your choice so the papers gently blend together. Chigirie: Depth and Perspective is your Tuesday Tip of the Week. A student recently asked me about the type of paper she should use to make her design stand […]

A Sailboat and MoMA?

What’s the correlation between a¬†sailboat and MoMA? The Tiwal 3, an inflatable sailboat that fits into two bags, is available at the MoMA Design Store, Soho, NYC. Marion Excoffon designed the revolutionary boat that’s easy to carry and fast to assemble. In less than 20 minutes, you can be ready to set sail. The Tiwal 3 is part of the spring collection and is currently displayed in the MoMA Design Store’s Soho New York City […]