Steven and William Ladd, ‘Hawaiian Sketchbook and Box’, 2011, Mingei International Museum

Box with exterior fiber in four different variation of Navy men’s wool suiting fiber. Interior of a mix of the same suiting and taupe silk charmeuse. Book covers of the south east Asian floral that I bought from the fiber store on Kauaii. Red ultra suede spine. Japanese stab bound book with four page scores per page. Moab Entrada 190 rag natural paper. 102 pages double sided. Insets of printed ant pages, gold silk screening, photo booth photos, sticker pages, envelopes, photographs, grenade transfers, swatches, and various other things.

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Function and Fantasy: Steven and William Ladd. Mingei International Museum, San Diego, California. 2014. Curator Christine Knoke.

The Research Library of the Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Vienna, Austria, 2012-2013

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