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FOUND Gallery Blog

New thIS week: Vintage China Dishes

There are some fresh vintage china pieces at FOUND this week. This sweet child's tea set features a different playful illustration on each piece. There are also a half dozen Austrian fish plates with transfer designs....What we have at the shop changes all the time, so if you see something in these photos that you're interested in, stop by soon or call for details.

First workshops at new FOUND!

Last Sunday, three sessions of makers gathered around the back counter at FOUND. We were overwhelmed by the response to our first workshop - what started as one session of 10 people turned into 3 sessions that afternoon, making Valentine necklaces, while learning to stamp on metal charms. This is just the first of many mini workshops and demonstrations that you can expect during 2016!....

Vintage Argus 75 Camera Made in Michigan!

Just sold another Argus 75 at FOUND. Argoflex cameras were produced right here in Ann Arbor, Michigan from 1949 through 1964. Though it uses 620 film, one reason this model is so popular now is that you can easily aim the camera on your cellphone down through the viewfinder on top and snap interesting vintage-style images. 

Woodland Holiday

 

Pine trees, little plaid shirt and backpack ornaments, Santa Claus dressed Stormy Kromer style, wood snowflakes create a woodland holiday window at FOUND in Ann Arbor. It's super easy to decorate with this theme. Toss a Reindeer feed pillow on the couch, hang some..

found: an unexpected collection

camera cufflinks

Found: an unexpected collection. That pretty much sums up what our shop is about. You never know what you'll find. Or how common things will be re-imagined as something entirely unexpected.

We have a selection of old cameras as FOUND. Imagine how happy we were to find someone making cuff links from recycled film cans, and using film canisters as packaging. read more...

Putting the shop together

The new FOUND shop is beginning to take shape. We're excited about the vintage finds that will go into our space. Things are pretty much a jumble right now, with paint cans and ladders and piles of boxes. We've covered the windows so that our mess is not visible, but here's a little peek. Read more...