Moved by the captivating, large-scale pieces created from found materials by El Anatsui, a self-proclaimed "ethnocentrista" shares a personal account of her experience viewing works by the Nigeria-based artist exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum.
Sean and Kristy have a deep love for slate, cheese, and their beloved Brooklyn neighborhood.
Watch the conversation as it happened at our last design event.
It only took a short subway ride to get from UncommonGoods headquarters to the Twig Terrariums studio in Gowanus, Brooklyn but when I got there I was surprised at how far away I felt - I stepped into a tiny forest of laughs, puppies and Lady Gaga songs (OK, there was only one puppy but you get the idea).
This morning the UncommonGoods staff reunited after a long weekend battling Hurricane Sandy in New York City. We shared our stories of terror, adventure and community. Here are some of our stories.
We are excited to host our 4th How To Make It event on October 29, Implementing Green Practices in Your Designs, a topic we hold very close to our heart. Our panel will be weighing in on sourcing reclaimed materials, the legal implications of calling a design “green”, and setting up an environmentally friendly business and work space.