studio journal

patents, pencils, freakin' laser beams

patents, pencils, freakin' laser beams

I think of making spaces as sacred. Not in some precious sense — just the opposite. ...They are the physical space where ideas in our heads come into the world. They are sacred because they're where shit gets real. 

new this week: striped linen

new this week: striped linen

striped linen clothing from secret lentil

Introducing: Black and white striped linen. It has been fun and fascinating making these dresses. Well, almost all dresses, because the other day out of nowhere all-of-the-sudden-like one turned into a vest. This collection has a lot of great curvy lines, and some nicely draping details and some pleats and plenty of deep, inset black hole pockets. I know these aren't black but I like the name.

A studio visitor-friend this week who was super stressed out stuck his hand in one and said "I want to dive into this...


EBHDDA: Every Black Hole Dress Deserves Armwarmers.

EBHDDA: Every Black Hole Dress Deserves Armwarmers.

black fingerless gloves from secret lentil
Armwarmers. aka fingerless gloves aka 'texting gloves.' Add them to any black outfit for more blackness, which is always good, plus some drama, which is sometimes good.
secret lentil black fingerless gloves
These are long — long enough to go up over your elbow (opera-length, if you're fancy). Or wear them below your elbow and they'll scrunch up nicely. In deep black stretchy jersey. The finger, thumb and and arm hole each...


Shedding Skin

Shedding Skin

"It is a piece all about growth and change and leaving things behind but still carrying who we once were with us as we move on ..."

new this week: back holes, gravitational singularities

new this week: back holes, gravitational singularities

secret lentil black hole dressesGood evening. And if you're a fellow East-Coaster, happy snow day, or days. I hope you're all safe and warm and dry. I'm holed up at home for a few days so if you're an early adapter and grab anything tonight, it won't be shipped tomorrow! The internet tells me it's currently snowing 2 to 3 inches per hour here. And Wegmans closed early. Wegmans! I know. I can't believe it either.

Black holes, gravitational singularities. I made some dresses with pockets inspired by black holes. No...