Ahead as April turns to May: an upstate maker’s market, a botanical exhibition in London, and more. Read on:
New Yorkers: Stop into Guild & Grange, a three-day marketplace featuring artisans at the John Jay Homestead in Katonah, New York, plus workshops on beekeeping, wine-making, gardening, and more. Head to Guilt & Grange tfor tickets.
For sale: what just might be the earliest documented piece of furniture from America, once owned “by a badass, famous and successful woman.”
We’re admiring Plant Explorations, The New Craftsmen’s upcoming exhibition as part of London Craft Week, featuring works by modern makers inspired by the botany archives at Kew Gardens; details here.
English charity shop Oxfam has teamed up with designer of the moment Matilda Goad to promote shopping secondhand; among her favorite things to source? Silverware, lamps (“learn to look past the shades”), vases, and frames. Browse Oxfam’s online shop here.
We’re intrigued, also, by BuzziSpace, Belgian makers of sound-absorbing lighting and furniture who believe that “acoustics should be part of the design process.”
A bright Barbara Bestor-designed farmhouse in Vermont for a California couple, via T.
Object of desire (for the garden): The Life Chair.