Velvet Dust

Spring 2014




“I am losing precious days. I am degenerating into a machine for making money. I am learning nothing in this trivial world of men. I must break away and get out into the mountains to learn the news.”  



-John Muir


Of the Ribboned Heart

Michael Walker

To Drink You, Alive This Way

To become a

wild tomorrow

is to hold the MOUNTAIN


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Sophie Loloi



Lily Bonesso


Introducing: STITCH.

Founded by myself, Josie Tucker and Amy Webster, STITCH is what we have started to call a ‘curatorial brand’. This idea was fabricated to bring together a series of different creative projects and people under an umbrella name.

It was conceived two years ago when our friends were organising impromptu student exhibitions. ‘Blink And You’ll Miss It’ was one of these, which took place in a warehouse in Seven Sisters. The exhibition was fresh and amazing, but only friends of the artists knew about it and it went completely unpublicised. We felt it was a shame that work such as theirs was not readily available to the public and the rest of the art scene. STITCH was our solution.

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INTERVIEW: Susan Miller


I saw Susan Miller from across the Lobby at the Four Seasons, dressed in Chanel ballet flats and a colorful dress that matched the rustic hotel interior. The afternoon light added warmth as we sat down for coffee and Susan, with the energy of a little hummingbird, started right in on how she is NOT a Double Tree girl. If you have any interest in astrology then surely you’ve heard of Susan Miller and her lengthy yet spot on monthly horoscopes. In addition she has written a slew of books like Planets and Possibilities that give you insight and a brief history of your sign, and her smart phone app has hit top ten grossing for 11 consecutive months.

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