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Swarm: Reclaimed Objects Made New

Leslie Oschmann, former visual manager for lifestyle retailer Anthropologie, took a hiatus from her career and settled in Amsterdam five years ago, with only flea market foraging as her plan of action. Surrounded by oil paintings and with an instinct for re-inventing and manipulating materials, she started a re-purposing business called Swarm. Stylus visited her Amsterdam home and studio.

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