Saturday, December 14, 2013

Studio visit & painting tray~

I went to Jared Deery's studio to paint a tray. it was really fun & nice to get inspired from artist!
More images for Jared Deery's work











Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Color study with old Turkish rugs~


 I was at Nightwood NY rugs party. When I stepped in,i saw their floor covered by handmade old Turkish rugs. They are so colorful, many different textures,different styles. My favorite ones are colorful patterns with charming stitches.  These amazing colors comes from Pistachio(!!), pine, orange..etc  I never new pistachio can dye fabric!!





Thursday, December 5, 2013

Art walk at Chelsea

After 3 month ceramic marathon, I took a day off to recharge my body & mind.
it was a perfect day with sunshine, so we walked around Chelsea.

Jacob Kassay


Danese Corey

Richard Serra

Kaws

Ad Reinhardt

Cyprin Gaillard

Monday, October 28, 2013

Monday, October 7, 2013

Thursday adventure to Isamu Noguchi museum


everyone got enough space to shine,


 comfortable lighting...
 something silly looking...

 something romantic..
 something so modern...
something universal....    Just amazing....

Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Vuera boutique in the house:)

Vuera Boutique in the house!!
Marjorie came to NY, and we had a wonderful afternoon.
Here is the blog she wrote about me. It is really sweet of her!  http://simplyvuela.blogspot.com/2013/08/studio-visit-shino-takeda.html

Saturday, July 13, 2013

collaboration with amazing chef Matthew Gunther







Welcoming Matthew as chef, Rachel,Marika and Francesco as video crew,I had a wonderful afternoon.
I met Rachel and Marika at Fort Greene farmers market. We had girl's market date & meet up Matthew & Francesco at my place.
Rachel & Marika, twin sisters are launching video blog, and one of their project was shooting Matthew's cooking. I was so please to be part of this!Also I was really excited to see how my plates looks. It is like make over!

Matthew's dish are absolutely beautiful, fresh, fun and full of surprise. Smoked cured mackerel with corn and pickled blueberry, Lobster with summer squash & smoked egg vinaigrette,Arctic char with cucumber gazpacho  etc etc..
It is such a treasure to have friends like them so creative & open mind. Collaborating with another creative people give me so much power and influence. I love growing with friends:)

I am thinking to welcome Matthew for Katakanany supper club as chef this Winter. I will keep posted!!