PRODUCT: Thank You Smile Tote
MADE: United States of America
SIZE: 11.5" wide x 22" tall x 4" deep
MATERIALS: 100% recycled materials
DESIGNER: Lauren DiCioccio
A reusable bag you can show off. This tote is machine-embroidered on fabric made from 100% recycled materials. The totes are sturdy and washable, intended for daily use, and certified to meet the Global Recycling Standard The perfect THANK YOU gift, each tote in this series replaces the ubiquitous single-use plastic bags issued by convenience stores with a friendly reminder to reuse and recycle. Designed by artist Lauren DiCioccio in 2012 to commemorate San Francisco's historic legislation enacting the first plastic bag ban in the USA in 2007, this series now celebrates worldwide efforts to continue the 'ban on the bag'. Made in San Francisco by Open-Editions. About the Artist: Lauren DiCioccio lives in San Francisco and works primarily in the media of soft sculpture and embroidery. Her work explores the expressive qualities of cloth and thread; she uses these materials to make objects about empathy, nostalgia, melancholy and joy. Her work has been exhibited at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, the Laguna Art Museum, the Bellevue Arts Museum and she is represented by Jack Fischer Gallery in San Francisco, CA. Lauren is a co-founder of Open-Editions. Her other products include the Correspondence Kit.