“Because paper is a source that comes from nature and newspaper is a source that we have in excess and take for granted, …I felt that it would be a perfect representative of how we take what nature provides us, use it how we like, and then forget it. I make it into fashion because it is something different and unexpected, and it is a creative way that I enjoy repurposing these materials.” —Adaiah Thompson

“Perhaps there is something special about the moments shared by those nearing the end of their personal story and those just beginning it. Whatever that mysterious element is, I know it is unattainable by means of Facebook and Twitter. We live in a world of depersonalized relationships and airbrushed self-portraits. I suppose I just long for something real.” —Katie Peshing