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03 . 21 . 2017

Get to Know... Amy Shepsman

Amy Shepsman's exuberant Flaca Jewelry is inspired by architecture around New York City and different textiles, textures, and other organic matter. One of a Kind: Why did you start your Flaca Jewelry line? Amy: After working in both the entry level base jewelry world and then the high end luxury jewelry world, I felt there was a great void between the two... Read More

03 . 17 . 2017

Go Green for St. Patrick's Day

May good fortune and pretty little green things always come your way. Happy St. Patrick's Day from the One of a Kind Show team! Flaca Jewelry: Bullet tassel earrings Beebop & Wally: Pebble dress Danilo Cuevas: 3 Leaf clover Zen Art & Design: Artisanal, heirloom-quality wooden jigsaw puzzles Gina Pannorfi Inc.: shawls made from one of three... Read More

03 . 15 . 2017

Get to Know... Amy Zwikel

Fiber artist Amy Zwikel is inspired by patterns, nature and the actual craft itself. Everything is natural, neutral and full of texture. One of a Kind: What will you be bringing to the Spring show? Amy: I will be bringing unique macrame wall hangings of various sizes and complexities. Plant hangers, pillows and other home decor as well. One of a Kind:... Read More

02 . 28 . 2017

Get to Know... Chhaya Shrader

Chhaya Shrader (yes there's 2 "h"s!) of Lucky Skye Graphics creates original art prints and art objects inspired by literature, pop culture, science, music and geometry. One of a Kind: How did you get started? Chhaya: Making art is my second career after working as an architect for many years. I left the confines of the corporate world and have not looked back! One of... Read More

02 . 14 . 2017

❤️Happy Valentine's Day!❤️

The One of a Kind team wishes you a Valentine's Day filled with LOVE! Enjoy these special love-themed creations from One of a Kind artists McCollum Photography, Josiah Eidmann and Hope + Mary. xoxo Read More

11 . 28 . 2016

5 New Artists to Check Out

Lucky shoppers will find a lot of fresh new talent and work at the 2016 One of a Kind Holiday Show! More than a quarter of our 600 artists will be exhibiting at the Holiday show for the first time. Whether participating in the new "Emerging Market" section (which features up-and-coming artists who have fewer than three years of experience as a full-time... Read More

11 . 23 . 2016

Coffee with Sara McIntosh

We had the great pleasure of visiting leather artisan and shoemaker Sara McIntosh in her Ravenswood studio for our final visit this season. Sara has made a lifelong career out of a personal need for a pair of shoes almost 40 years ago. She deconstructed her old pair of desert boots to see how they were made and created her first pair... Read More

11 . 21 . 2016

One of a Kind Holiday Recipes

The holidays are all about family, friends and of course great food! We all have our favorite foods to cook, bake and eat during the holidays and we're thrilled to share some of ours. Enjoy! Erin's Butternut Squash and Corn Chowder This is my favorite dish to make in the winter. It feels indulgent, comforting and... Read More

11 . 21 . 2016

Get to Know... Kristine Bolhuis

Ann Arbor based jewelry artist Kristine Bolhuis holds a MFA in Metalsmithing from Cranbrook Academy of Art, a BFA in Metals from the Massachusetts College of Art in Boston and a BA in Art History from the University of Michigan. OOAK: Describe your work. Kristine: My work is an exploration in lightweight metal constructions that move, flex and collapse... Read More

11 . 16 . 2016

Get to Know... Erin Bonham

Chicago illustrator and designer Erin Bonham started making her Boxberry line of cards out of a love for doodles and snail mail. OOAK: What will you be bringing to this year's Holiday show? Erin: I'll be bringing my full line of greeting cards for holidays, birthdays, and happiness. New this year will be some fun wrapping paper--perfect for the... Read More