October 17, 2021

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Mad about style and design: MoMo turns 5 | Arts

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Walk earlier the aged two-story housing Lambert’s Restaurant, and appropriate there, as the street bends, a pink cube alerts you to MoMo. Positioned in a 19th-century historic adobe residence on Bent Avenue, in the heart of the historic district, MoMo was established by Taoseña, jeweler Moriah Stanton.

This week MoMo celebrates its fifth anniversary, and in the 5 decades considering that opening, Stanton has created an at any time-changing, very carefully curated space featuring her do the job and other special Taos artists, along with top quality artisan items from close to the globe.

Stanton grew up in Taos, but has traveled thoroughly, and used time in other spots including New York City, the Hamptons, Martha’s Winery, Santa Fe, Northern California, Spain and Mexico. Her gypset-way of living informs the art, crafts and apparel she sells at MoMo. The most recent addition to the gallery has been modest creation and sustainable outfits lines from all around the planet.

Lately, Stanton quietly opened MoMo Residence throughout the way, in a very small house with light-weight streaming in through the French windows, and just ample home to exhibit the wondrous function of furniture maker, Joshua Tate.

“MoMo house essentially launched on May perhaps 1st with the small showroom that includes a large collection of fantastic household furniture by Joshua Tate, hand-loomed hemp rugs both contemporary and antique, fine woven cotton textiles from a household of generational weavers in Colombia, sculptural pottery, lovely hand-spun wool throws from India, and a combine of present-day and vintage household accessories,” Stanton advised Tempo.

Tate’s home furnishings nods to the Bauhaus masters as very well as Mid-Century Contemporary, with its clean up traces, Breuer-like caning and arts and crafts sentiment.

“Doing the job largely in strong hardwoods I build 1-of-a-variety authentic, tailor made and incredibly compact manufacturing runs of a large assortment of home furniture styles. My aim is to make heirloom-high-quality home furniture that exhibits a respect for common varieties and woodworking tactics with a fashionable tactic and really feel,” reported the self-taught Tate.

Stanton’s refined eye and complex aesthetic aside, she never ever forgets in which we are, and what actually will work listed here, in this life style and this light.

“I prepare to establish on MoMo Home with an eye for gorgeous things that are refined in layout, of excellent quality in craftsmanship, and that integrates nicely into any model of household,” Stanton famous, as my eye settled on a trio of Indonesian baskets.

Certainly, she was suitable – the weave and color of the straw could have arrive from right here or any where for that issue. They have been shown alongside textiles from South The us and appeared totally at house. Stanton’s ability to combine disparate objects from considerably-flung sites absolutely provides a twist to her usually, traditional sense of type.

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