First things first, what’s the name of your business and what kind of things do you create? What medium to you typically work in? My name is Lydia Crespo and I am the owner/head maker at Argaman&Defiance. Argaman&Defiance creates 100% silk scarves. We paint intricate patterns with water-based inks and naturally dye the scarves with pigments found in tree bark roots and leaves. From stitch to surface design, Argaman&Defiance creates every piece by hand. Website - www.argamandefiance.com Instagram - @argamandefiance Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/argamandefiance/ What made you interested in doing a collaboration with Resident? I love and appreciate the work Tristian executes...
We are pumped to introduce you to Ashlee who is perhaps our most prolific Resident-teer! Hailing from the land-down-under, she has built half a dozen of our paper animal sculptures to date. With the self-proclaimed goal to eventually build every single one of our kits, Ashlee has tons of great insights and suggestions for a successful and enjoyable build. For Ashlee, carving out time for herself is what she most enjoys about constructing Resident kits. "Some people like meditating, and this I guess is my way of simply not thinking about anything and just relaxing. I find Resident kits therapeutic to build and once they are complete,...