Target, who has teamed up with big name fashion designers like Isaac Mizrahi, Zac Posen, and Jean Paul Gaultier in the past, is partnering with a slightly different name for their 2011 back to school collection: The Hamilton Wood Type Museum. The institution is the only museum dedicated to wood type in the world, with more than 1.5 million pieces in their collection.
Recently, the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft generously donated their library materials to the American Craft Council Library. The boxes were treasure chests to open – full of books, exhibition catalogs, and magazines. Here are a few of our favorites.
Swedish-born textile artist Helena Hernmarck makes large-scale tapestries. She stopped by the office on her way to the American Swedish Institute, where she's working on a tapestry installation. Here's what she said about her mentors and the first time she met ACC founder Aileen Osborn Webb. You can view some of her work at browngrotta, too.