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Argaman&Defiance

Lydia Crespo is a Maker. Her goal is to inspire creative action. Crespo’s collection of artfully crafted hand dyed clothing will keep you cozy. Her creative workshops are designed to motivate and entertain any audience. Argaman&Defiance is a surface design studio located in St. Charles, MO. Lydia Crespo attended the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) graduating in 2010. She received the James Nelson Raymond Fellowship from SAIC upon graduation. Crespo used the funds from the fellowship to start her business, Argaman&Defiance. In 2019 Crespo opened brick + mortar, Cozy Shop, a place to find the best handmade products produced in the Midwest. Visit the Cozy Shop just a few blocks south of her studio at 338 S. Main Street in St. Charles, MO. Argaman&Defiance collection is available in over 150 boutiques throughout the US. A&D has designed for Urban Outfitters, West Elm, Target, and Huckberry. Crespo has featured on Show Me St. Louis, NBC Morning Chicago, WGN's Around Town Chicago, and Craft Room Crash speaking about her collection. Most recently Argaman&Defiance was highlighted in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch Made in St. Louis, Design STL A Day in the Life, Chicago Magazine “Best of Chicago”, Chicago Tribune “16 Things We Love”, and marthastewart.com. Listen to Crespo on S2 Episode 11 and S3 Episode 1 of the Go-Forth Podcast, and Episode 3 of the Creative Living Podcast.
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