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A creative mind is a miraculous thing. And to see the power of creativity within local artists and artisans is not only gratifying, but enviable. These inspired pieces for the home are all designed and handcrafted right in our backyard.   Conrad Williams Glass Uovo Handblown Glass Vessel After completing rare internships with Benjamin Moore and Dale Chihuly, and honing his craft while living in the West, Conrad Williams returned to his native Naples, where he now runs his glassblowing studio. Uovo is a large, handblown glass vessel, mixed with cobalt oxide and finished with a sterling silver overlay. Its sheer size (20 inches high, 11 inches wide and 7 inches deep) makes a stunning impression when the piece is placed near an entryway. $3,800; conradwilliamsglass.com   Ed Koehler Designs Ginkgo Chair These Ed Koehler chairs—inspired by the famed Claude Lalanne model—are hand-sculpted, hammered, ground and welded to be similar, but one of a kind. The seats and backs are fashioned to resemble ginkgo leaves, while the legs are designed as branches, making these a natural place to sit. $3,000 per chair; edkoehlerdesigns.com   John Carroll Long Black & White & Red Rollover Whimsy is one of the default switches inside
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