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Creativity

Inside the Artist’s Studio with Adrienne Vita

Inside the Artist’s Studio with Adrienne Vita

Through her exuberant illustrations, Adrienne Vita celebrates life, family, and friendship. “Coexisting” reminds us that, like giant polar bears and tiny birds, we all share the same planet, while the colorful family of cuddling wolves in “Close Knit” reminds us to hold on to those we love. . From across the country, the artist sends some positive vibes to Brooklyn in the form of a virtual tour of her studio.
How to Repair a Wool Sweater

How to Repair a Wool Sweater

Getting the opportunity to try uncommon products is one of the great things about working at UncommonGoods. While many of these product-testing experiments become gift labs, every now and then we find a new good with so many uses we can't fit them all in one "report." The Woolfiller Sweater Mending Kit is an example of just such a product, AND, since associate buyer Katie and community moderator Cassie both had their eyes on this winter must-have, we decided to diverge from the traditional gift lab format and see just how many uses we could come up with for this clever kit. Four are outlined below, but Cassie and Katie agree that the fun doesn't have to stop there!
Melissa’s Game Night: Rollick!

Melissa’s Game Night: Rollick!

Welcome back! This edition of Game Night actually features a get-together I had a while back. (As you can see from the shorts. One plus, though, now I'm in the mood for some warmer weather!) I was looking through old photos, and realized that I had a hilarious photo shoot of my friends and myself trying out the game Rollick! that we brought into the assortment this past summer.