Tuesday, January 19, 2010

On Buttons

It's no secret that Art by Wiley loves buttons. Well, at the moment anyway. We have lots of non-button ideas in the works, but at the moment, we're really enjoying creating artworks out of these everyday, prosaic, otherwise unremarkable little objects whose intended purpose is for something else entirely. Here are some cool buttons from a canvas curly tree we've just completed.

Fabric-covered buttons are a treat, because they're often rarer to come by, and they just seem to tell a story: of an era, or a garment or a particular design style.