New Furniture Arrivals: Ben Forgey

Posted by on Dec 30, 2013 in blog, featured articles, furniture | 0 comments

New Furniture Arrivals: Ben Forgey

Ben Forgey, a sculptor and furniture designer living in Michigan is widely recognized throughout North America and Europe, and creates organic forms from materials found in nature. His finished pieces, particularly those assembled from driftwood, often convey a floating effect that resonates with their origins in the flux and flow of rivers and oceans. Here are some pieces available now at Artemisia…     From the artist, “The underpinnings of my artistic inspiration and professional education...

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French Kande | French Vintage Jewelry

Posted by on Dec 23, 2013 in accessories, blog, featured articles, jewelry | 0 comments

French Kande | French Vintage Jewelry

For the jewelry lovers out there, fall in love with French Kande, a line where French Vintage medallions from the 60′s and French Victorian shoe buckles put the “oh my goodness” into this fantastic line of jewelry from indie designer Kande Hall. Stop by today to try some on and add a little dazzle to your neckline, or to purchase the perfect gift! The bold statement-making pieces are infused with a Parisian flair and a high dose of femininity… You can add a historical twist to your look with...

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Artist Spotlight: Anne Von Ehr

Posted by on Dec 19, 2013 in art, blog, featured articles, featured artists, gallery | 0 comments

Artist Spotlight: Anne Von Ehr

Be inspired by art today with this beautiful collection of oil & wax paintings from artist Anne Von Ehr. Just looking at these beauties brings a sense of calmness amidst the holiday hustle and bustle around us…take a moment to enjoy and read about Anne’s inspirations… Stop in store to see these paintings in person and give a gift that can be treasured for a lifetime!       Artist Statement: “I occasionally try to rationalize how and why I paint, but Art is by it’s nature...

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Designer Spotlight: Pyrrha Jewelry

Posted by on Dec 3, 2013 in accessories, blog, featured articles, jewelry | 0 comments

Designer Spotlight: Pyrrha Jewelry

A new holiday shipment of Pyrrha has arrived…stop in for first dibs while the selection is good! Pyrrha’s signature line of unique handcrafted jewelry is designed and cast around 18th and 19th Century wax seals. Rich in symbolism, each of their handcrafted personal talismans have unique meanings culled from heraldry. From their Vancouver studio, jewelry designers Wade Papin and Danielle Wilmore handcraft the heraldic talismans that have become the Pyrrha signature. “Jewelers traditionally try to make...

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Artist Spotlight: Corinna Button

Posted by on Nov 15, 2013 in art, blog, featured articles, featured artists, gallery | 0 comments

Artist Spotlight: Corinna Button

We were beyond thrilled to add the beautiful work of Corinna Button to our gallery space. Corrina is a British artist who now lives and works here in Chicago. Her work comes from a fascination with people, the masquerades, performances and dramas of daily life. View some of her amazing work that we have on display and read what some industry insiders have to say about her style of work… Don’t miss the video at the bottom where you can take a peak and see the artist at work! “Corinna explores the...

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Artist Spotlight: Local Wood Turner Ken Lasota

Posted by on Nov 10, 2013 in accessories, blog, featured articles, uncommon finds | 0 comments

Artist Spotlight: Local Wood Turner Ken Lasota

Just in time for the Holidays, new arrivals from local wood turner Ken Lasota… A note from Ken: As a self-taught wood turner, I began wood turning in earnest after I retired from the construction business in 2001. My specialty is in bowl and hollow vessel turnings, but I also make cutting boards, cheese boards and coasters. To make my pieces I gather wood from local fallen trees and during my travels. I have turned more than 850 bowls and each is unique; the grain helps me determine the vessels shape. I enjoy...

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