Linda is an industrial designer, ceramicist, gardener, and chef. While not knotworking she freelance designs eyewear and accessories. Her desire for more beautiful kitchen tools and gifts for her nephew are the inspiration for many of Knotwork’s products
Kagan is an architect, woodworker, and teacher of design and craft. He is one half of the Highland Park design/build firmKnowhow Shop LA and an obsessive collector of tools and techniques.
Knotwork LA was created as a outlet to identify the work we do in our spare time, it began as evenings and weekends spent in the shop and studio, precious pieces of wood saved from other projects or found while hiking, ideas that came to us in the middle of the night, and a desire to create beautiful, useful things.
Classes, Studio, Wood-craft, Ceramics, Lifestyle design & this week a Knotwork Pop-Up at MOCA in LA.
I never had the pleasure of having Linda in one of my classes at Pratt, but I am very happy to see a Pratt ID alum taking this path. I believe Linda is working as an eyewear designer and Knotwork is her personal exploration of bringing her passion to life in commerce and education.
If you haven't, check out the website. It's as joyful as the intent to share and care and spread creativity through actions & objects and lifestyle design. Just a few more images and once the Pop-Up is complete, more about the path and the future for Linda and Knotwork.
Congratulations to Linda and Kagen with the MOCA Pop-Up! best of luck and I look forward to part 2 of this feature to hear more about the past, present and future of Linda and KnotworkLA!