Design Evolution: Patterns in a Ceiling

We got off the plane from the long voyage, dropped our bags at the hotel and hit the ground running to see as much as we could.  On our first day in Peru we toured Lima, Peru’s capital and a vibrant, modern city. The beautiful cliff side views, fresh seafood, and cathedrals were some of […]

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Design Evolution: Trapezoid Suite

These two pieces were inspired by the windows in Inca ruins.                   The stone buildings are built solidly out of large stones and were made without any mortar, so the pieces have to fit together perfectly.  The Incas understood that it was a tectonically active area, so […]

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What are Cultured Pearls?

If you were to go back a hundred years, the only people wearing pearls were royalty, because they were unbelievable expensive. The only way to find a pearl was to scour the ocean floor, harvest thousands of oysters and sort through them for the one rare gemstone. Divers could pull up thousands of oysters looking for that one gem quality pearl. It […]

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