Alyson Kuhn reports on the joy of Design Family Reunion: "The workshop facilitator-orchestrators went to great lengths – literally and figuratively – to spark everyone’s creativity. Actually, the word workshop seems inadequate. Each activity was totally hands-on, but also a bit contemplative. Let’s call them creative immersion experiences. Here’s who ...
We review THE BEGINNER'S GUIDE TO RUNNING AWAY FROM HOME, a new book out of the vivid imaginations of writer Jennifer LaRue Huget and artist Chris Sickels of Red Nose Studio. To illustrate Jennifer’s book, Red Nose Studio spent 15 months creating the art for the book — creating photographs of elaborately handcrafted sets made of found objects such as gum ...
It's Design Ranch time in the Texas Hill Country. Not going? Follow all the action on Against the Grain and its Tweets. This small conference in the lovely Texas Hill Country reminds all lucky goers that you have to play to win.
Selected among the Top Ten Best Illustrated Children's Books by the New York Times Book Reivew is one heck of an honor. More than 2,000 are submitted for consideration. But getting selected on your first ever submission in the category like Chris Sickels did? Unprecedented so far as we know. Great things happen to nice people who talent is only surpassed by ...
Here Comes the Garbage Barge by Chris Sickels (Red Nose Studio) and writer Jonah Winter has garnered much national attention. None higher than the praise handed out by six year old Owen Sickels, Chris' son and Santa's Little Helper.