Cerentha Harris of Herman Miller's Lifework blog interviewed artist Kevin Clarke about his San Francisco workspace.
How long have you worked from home? And where is home?
I am in insect artist making traditional and non-traditional insect and natural history displays. I have worked in my current San Francisco studio for the last 2 years, and the “Bug Room” resides in an old 2-bedroom apartment built a year after the 1906 earthquake.
Describe your style? How would you define your aesthetic?
A Cabinet of Curiosities meets modern museum. I love mixing and linking detailed cultural objects (money, maps and stamps) with natural history. An aesthetic I am fond of is apothecary and industrial looks – I am fascinated with scientific and industrial instruments.
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