All the studios were a-buzz when we learned of a new artist and designer that moved into our friendly and quiet studio community here at Joy Street. I got a chance to meet-up with Sandhya a few weeks ago and she was the nicest fashion designer my eyes and ears got to meet. I highly recommend swinging by her studio for a visit-in-person for this week’s up-coming Open Studios. There is more to her than this written interview and it’s lovely to see the inner-workings of a new and growing business. Very excited to watch her designs evolve. Read More
One of the first couple of people I had the pleasure of meeting when I first came to Joy Street was Matthew Jacobs. It was Emily Worden (whose studio I was taking over) who pretty much introduced him to me as, “This is, he’ll-find-a-way-to-get-it-done, Matt.” Most everyone knows Matt if they Read More
I seek to make elegant furniture featuring charming marquetry and time-honored craftsmanship. I design and build for clients to suit their practical needs and aesthetic tastes. I have been a woodworker for over 30 years and a furniture maker for over 20. My training was formal and in traditional design and construction of 18th and 19th century styles. I continue to work in those periods but am also pleased to accommodate more contemporary looks. — Paula Garbarino
Announcing a new series we’ll be kicking off here at 86 Joy Street! As you may already know, we only open our doors to the public twice a year. This is a small and humble window we are opening to our beautiful little world in our Somerville-based studios. You may or may not find the behind-the-scenes as polished but you’ll get a closer sense and hear right from some of your favorite designers, makers, artists, and small businesses.
Whether you enjoy visiting Joy Street Artists in the Spring or you delight in picking out your favorite treats during the Holiday season, our studio building is always bustling with activity day-to-day. Read More
Joy Street Artists just finished celebrating their 10th Open Studios Anniversary this past November. It was a lovely turn-out full of friendly local art lovers and people interested in learning more about the happenings going on at Joy Street Studios. Read More