Stuffed Study

I made this little piece out of the smaller remnants of Soft Shops I + II, and donated it to SHoP’s closing silent auction.  For other views, click here.

the Soft Shop II in NYC

Good Stuff House just returned from New York City, where we installed a souvenir version of the Soft Shop at the Verge Art Fair in Greenwich Village. We got a couple teeny web mentions on ArtInfo.com: …Still, a conversation between two visitors couldn’t help but catch my attention: “Do you ever notice that the only…

Cooking with Friends

Finally, we put it all together. We gave Stacey and Ryan a 4-disc set on April 28th. Just wanted to share these with all of you, too. Chris and I enjoyed spending time with you, and eating your goods! Thanks for being a part of this! ~Kayce Barrett’s Homemade Pizza + Butternut Squash Soup: ……

The Great Fire is kindling!

The script is in its final draft, the art and music teams are busy, curious performers have been sharing their ideas, and we are beginning to set the final dates for the tour.  Keep up with all the details on the Traveling Truck Show project here: http://travelingtruckshow.org/

a lil’ mention of SHoP

A nice article about the “This House is not a Home” show @ SHoP (with a teensy-tiny mention about the Soft Shop) and the “Living by Example” exhibit @ NEIU (that included a few of our friends): http://articles.chicagotribune.com/2012-02-29/entertainment/ct-ent-0301-living-by-design-review-20120229_1_art-collection-home-and-art-art-chicago

the Soft Shop rebuilt

Chris and I rebuilt the Soft Shop last month as part of “This House is Not a Home” Exhibition at the Southside Hub of Production (SHoP).  As part of the opening event last night, we hosted a folk song sing-along in the space. Visitors actually sang along with us.  It was great! The Shop was…

“Machine” gets a blurb

“…Inside the hollowed-out space, six different design companies share workshop and production space, with a short platform in the middle showcasing the recent design works of the resident companies. Besides a brief flirtation with zakrose’s attractive sideboard made, according to the materials, of “reclaimed cedar siding, powder coated steel and mdf,” we manage to keep…