Blog & News — Craftsman Style

MB Makers- Julie Leidel, Roycroft Renaissance Artisan

Posted by Matthew Hubbard on

Please join the Colorado Arts & Crafts Society On October 28th from 3-5 PM for an afternoon with Roycroft Renaissance Artisan Julie Leidel as part of Modern Bungalow’s Makers Series. Julie will tell us of her inspiration and her process. She will have a slideshow presentation about the influential artists that came before her, and how she is innovating from the past. Julie Leidel has been a Colorado resident since she was four. Her love of the Colorado high country has led her on a path to capture the natural beauty all around us. In a recent interview, Julie shares more about her work.  What was...

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MB Makers-Interview with Scott Draves, founder of Door Pottery

Posted by Danielle Sandusky on

Not only does Modern Bungalow have an exclusive Door Pottery vase (!) available in our store now, the founder of Door agreed to answer a few questions for our September feature. What medium do you work in? I work exclusively in ceramics or Pottery whether it’s clay vases or pressed tiles. What’s the most creative and productive time of day? My most productive time and day is in the morning before noon. If I try to throw in the afternoon I tend to try and rush the vase and it loses its artistic integrity. What was the pivotal point in your...

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What does it mean to be a Certified Roycroft Artisan?

Posted by James Baldwin on

Modern Bungalow explores the history of the Roycroft Movement. Roycroft artisans create furniture and other works of craftsmanship inspired from the Arts and Crafts Movement. We highlight two Roycroft Artisans: Keith Rust and Brian Brace.

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Keith Rust- Roycroft Renaissance Artisan Interview

Posted by James Baldwin on

Modern Bungalow is proud to feature Roycroft Renaissance Artisan Keith Rust! Keith is masterful at capturing the spirit of landscapes, and conveying the essence that inspires the awe of nature in the viewer. Our store is one of a very few places in the country that carry his work, and we have framed giclee on canvas prints from both before and after he was awarded the Roycroft distinction. Find his work on our website here: Keith Rust Illustration Below is a brief interview about his art and his inspiration: Modern Bungalow: What medium do you work in? Keith Rust: I create my...

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The Ultimate Guide to Craftsman Color Palettes

Posted by James Baldwin on

The ultimate guide to craftsman colors. How to choose them, how to use them, where, when, and why. We talk about all aspects of choosing the right colors, exterior and interior, from where to start your search and how to apply the colors in the right manner to the types of colors to strive for and the types to avoid for traditional craftsman homes.

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