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Artist helps merchants express personality, thanks

Two Sig Zane projects "give back to those who taught us" and foster a sense of place

By Nadine Kam

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Apr 24, 2014

~~<p><span style="font-size: 12px;">Whether he's working with artisans from Paris or jewelry designers closer to home, Sig Zane never forgets his roots. The local artist and cultural practitioner's expertise is in demand as more corporations embrace a sense of place as an expression of connection to the community.</span></p>
<p>Two decades ago the idea of creating a sense of place was confined to Waikiki and resorts required to sell Hawaii as a destination, but the idea is catching on as a reaction to an increasingly impersonal world, to foster a sense of attachment and belonging.</p>
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Whether he's working with artisans from Paris or jewelry designers closer to home, Sig Zane never forgets his roots. The local artist and cultural practitioner's expertise is in demand as more corporations embrace a sense of place as an expression of connection to the community.

Two decades ago the idea of creating a sense of place was confined to Waikiki and resorts required to sell Hawaii as a destination, but the idea is catching on as a reaction to an increasingly impersonal world, to foster a sense of attachment and belonging. Login for more...



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