Craft & Design

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Via Extreme Craft, Garth Johnson writes:

Cat Merrick is a designer who lives in Brooklyn. Like Sarah Cihat, she’s out to rehabilitate the dishware of America, one plate at at a time. Instead of spraying new glaze over thrift store plates, she takes a reductive approach. As far as I can tell, Ms. Merrick is splattering some kind of varnish or resist over the existing plates, then sandblasting them. After the sandblasting, she adds a new dinner-safe glaze over the top, and voila! Instant entropy! Your Grandma’s blue-and-white china will never be the same.

Becky Stern is a Content Creator at Autodesk/Instructables, and part time faculty at New York’s School of Visual Arts Products of Design grad program. Making and sharing are her two biggest passions, and she's created hundreds of free online DIY tutorials and videos, mostly about technology and its intersection with crafts. Find her @bekathwia on YouTube/Twitter/Instagram.

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