The Great Digital Indoors

Diana Steinsnyder is a textile designer and creative director based in Southern California. She has designed for a variety of fashion and beauty brands, and you can find her patterns on clothing and home goods from Speedo, RVCA, Roark, and Bonobos.

For her Zócalo Sketchbook, Steinsnyder presents a series of digital paintings of her favorite house plants. “During the early days of the pandemic when I often wasn’t venturing outside, I cultivated a deep connection with my plants,” she explains. “They functioned as an outlet to nature and caring for them became …

Joyfully Felt Florals | Zocalo Public Square • Arizona State University • Smithsonian

Joyfully Felt Florals

Karla Field is an independent artist based in Pasadena, California. A graduate of Art Center College of Design, she has worked as a toy designer at Mattel, Hasbro, and Applause Gifts. Under …

A Florid Look At Love

What Happens In the Flower District While You Sleep

 

Valentine’s Day starts early for the florists. On February 13th, hours before most people were waking up, the business of buying and selling was underway in the six square blocks …