When I picked up this book, I felt I had found a kindred spirit in Shirley. I too, spent time in Japan looking down. The manhole covers in different countries provide a wealth of design potential.
I first discovered Laurel Burch in the 1970’s. At the time she was a local (San Francisco) jewellery designer with lovely images of birds and chubby cats. I still have several pieces of her work which I treasure. Many years after her jewellery became famous, she moved into