Lishu and Leonardo Rodriguez of El Dot Designs take sustainability into account for everything they do - from working with artisans in underprivileged countries to using renewable materials like bamboo.
When asked to define the type of work she does, Spring Hofeldt usually responds by saying “realism.” But she’s quick to add that the term fits the look of her paintings, but not the messages that they convey.
Metal artist Eric Gross creates handmade designs that not only hold books, but also tell stories. He answered a few questions to fill us in on his taste in reading material, his passion for metal, and how he turns silhouettes of animals and interesting objects into beautiful bookends.
Our makers never fail to motivate us, encourage our creativity, and fill us with inspiration. So, when a new design enters our assortment, we’re always excited to learn more about the people behind the product. What gets an artist going and keeps them creating is certainly worth sharing, and every great connection starts with a simple introduction. Meet Seth and Kali Keaveny, creators of the Wooden Gear Lamp and the Wooden Pendulum Clock.
Spicy Honey maker Casey Elsass is busy as a bee producing gallons of golden, spice-spiked goodness in his commercial kitchen in Brooklyn. Take a look at our tour of that space to learn more.