Influences: Hand carved shell buttons from Pakistan. The scent of fig, vetiver, and lavender. Picasso. Brancusi. Calder. White tribal beads. Stables. Worn-down breadboards. Distressed pewter plates. Artists ateliers. Berber tents and gypsy caravans. Handmade textiles made of hemp, linen, and cotton. Surf culture. African masks. Heritage Architecture. Indigo. Typography. Stacks of Moroccan rugs. Industrial steel furniture. The mark of the maker, or artist’s signature. The worn and imperfect.