Pattern always seems to sneak its way into my work. As crafted objects my work reflects upon the small repetitions of everyday life. Whether they are fanciful or of routine, the comfort that patterns provide me are not only visual, but also habitual.
Great stories are peppered with patterns. ‘Found’ was inspired by fragments of memories and storied bits that have been shared by family members throughout my childhood. This piece intends to celebrate stories that live on long after they first were told and is dedicated to my Oma, Lydia Rahn Kohler.
Apt to drop anything for anyone and coffee - inspiration for 'Physical Patterns of Appreciation' is found in my mum's love of company, food, and tablecloths. This piece celebrates the efforts and joys of her hospitality.