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The Dye Lab

Design firm

Duration: Since 2005

Staff: Just two of us: Tonya Douraghy in Brooklyn, and Alanna McGowan in Seattle

Education: Tonya has an MFA in design from the School of Visual Arts. Alanna holds an MFA in visual communication from UW Seattle. Both studied visual communication and textile design at UC Davis.

Cultural Influences: We believe in magazines, tape, string, fabric, felt, sewing machines, sandwiches, humor, typewriters, ideas, questions, flexibility, good taste, craft, wit, playfulness, indecision, rulers, pens, buttons, books, music, technology, friends, family and cats.

Environment: Live/work spaces and lots of text messages.

Philosophy: Be nice, work hard and make mistakes.