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.