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Twitter’s been abuzz with excitement over chalk artist Dana Tanamachi’s work for west elm — and we’re just as excited! This holiday season, Dana’s work can be found in the west elm holiday catalog, throughout our stores and as exclusive glass paperweights for our customers!

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Based in Brooklyn, Dana creates original chalk typographic masterpieces for restaurants and bars, private parties and retail stores. Though the nature of her work is temporary, she takes great pride in the hand-drawn details and has collected a sampling of her delicate process on video. Check out one of the pieces for west elm below, and visit her Vimeo page for more time lapse videos of Dana’s process.

West Elm Sneak Peek from Dana Tanamachi on Vimeo.

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April 12, 2012

[…] figured out how to be all fancy with my handwriting with the chalk yet (oh how you inspire me West Elm catalog!), but we’re pleased with the results. We have very high ceilings in our great room, so this […]

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September 18, 2013

LOVE IT!..PERIOD!!

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