The Olive Branch Collection takes its inspiration from the intricacies of form and texture found in foliage from around the world.
For me, the shapes conjure a sense of freshness and fragility. At the same time the textures represent a metaphor for life itself... growth, vitality, pulsation. I love the contrast of the natural form with the wood. They speak of duality in all its incarnations: yin and yang, transient and permanent, textured and smooth. The ancient symbol of the olive branch as > MORE a sign of peace is one that I love.^ LESS