Living in New York City you learn very quickly not to judge a book by it's cover - every door hides a secret in this city. Upon walking up to Kasia Wisniewski and Nicholas Foley's building I had no idea what was in store. Only a few blocks from my own place, and on a block with manicured brownstones, Kasia and Nick's door was gated and uninviting. But upon being greeted and swept upstairs to their apartment by Kasia, I was surprised to be standing in the treasure hidden from the street. Their home is what I imagine Marie Antoinette's…
May 17 is Bike to Work Day and May is National Bike Month. We're celebrating cycling with some stats on which UncommonGoods' team members love to bike most.
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).