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A Father + Daughter Collaboration: The LINTU Board

A Father + Daughter Collaboration: The LINTU Board

  I grew up with a carpenter & builder for a father, so I’ve been around woodworking my whole life. He built our house, some of our furniture, and even made a few of my toys (a cradle for my dolls comes to mind). Because I paid attention to this whilst playing in his woodshop (and also took two semesters of woodshop in junior high), I developed woodworking skills. Since KAMPPINEN began, I have been thinking about more than textiles for the home – I’ve also wanted to design and create limited collections of functional pieces using wood as a...


KUU Means Moon.

The inspiration for most of my work comes from the wonders of nature - the sun, the moon, the sky, rocks, dirt, leaves, trees, water, sand, birds, and even bugs - all have special roles to play in this world and I am constantly fascinated by this concept. Growing up in a national forest in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan, along the largest of The Great Lakes, has given me boundless respect towards nature and the environment - something I am very proud to have.  A popular Lake Superior pastime is to watch the sunset. Lake Superior sunsets are some...