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Inspired By: Sculptor, Nicole Cherubini

  For our next ‘Inspired By’ series, we highlight the work of notable artist and sculptor, Nicole Cherubini. Nicole’s work references traditional ceramics and sculptures, but it is her unique use of objects and unexpected bases that modernizes her pieces. Her ingenuity in combining old and new makes for a collection of distinctive abstract pieces. Nicole is known for blending the line between craft, decor, and art. Her work uses techniques of ornamentation, assemblage, and coiling to meld the visual aesthetic of modern sculpture while keeping the historical use of the materials intact. The layers of texture, color, and forms come together to make one singular art form - which allows viewers to reconsider the traditional use of ceramic sculpture....

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Inspired By: Artist, Lynne Golob Gelfman

 One of the most constant sources of inspiration for me when developing MAVE was art. In this 'Inspired By' series, we will be sharing people, places, and things that inspire us here at MAVE. It was Constantin Brancusi's Bird in Space that inspired the design of MAVE's first product: The Razor. The streamlined, sculptural design of the razor mimics that of the slender sculptures. Not only is the sleek design beautiful, but it also lends itself ideally to the function of a razor handle.    One artist that continues to motivate me is Lynne Golob Gelfman. She is most notable for her un-conventional technique of beginning her pieces on the backs of the canvas. This allows the paint to seep...

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