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On the later part of the last century, in 1986 to be precise, Carlo Petrini protested the opening of a McDonald restaurant in Rome. This event is thought to be the beginning of what is now called Slow movement. I first became aware of the concept of slow design reading an interview interview with Erlu Svövu Sigurðardóttur,owner of Yarm, but her design demands of her using icelandic yarn made from scratch. I felt that her description resonated with my pebble art so I decided to educate myself on the subject. Kathryn Vercillo wrote about how handcraft is a part of...

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