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Together by Gravity for Popover

I was introduced to Sarika Tarsadia through her company Together by Gravity. Her beautiful jewelry is what drew me in, but the message and motivation behind her designs are what made me keep looking. As described by Sarika, "Inspired by my passion for education and my...

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Think Global, Plant Local with Poppy + Finch Studio

Growing up as a child in Jakarta, Indonesia, I was always charmed by plants. My fascination with their lives, how they grow, how they interact with animals and the magical colors they produce led me to dream of a career that would surround me with nature’s beauty...

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Candle making with Hayworth and Heart

It seems to be the consensus that August is the month that finally feels like summer. While working is still steadily humming along, the head slips into vacation mode, days feel longer, meals are eaten outside, and everyone seems to have a sun-kissed glow. When I...

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Opening night with Shout and About

On a picture perfect street in Los Angeles's ever popular neighborhood of Echo Park you can find a row of charming shops encased in black trim, each with handcrafted wood signs guiding shoppers into their perfectly curated shops. A baker's gourmet kitchen sits a few...

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Creating with Hart & Honey

Asking people to pay for something you made can be a scary thing. My first creative endeavor involved painting rocks and selling them at the end of our driveway. I attribute my lack of sales to the fact that we lived in a cul-de-sac with little thru traffic. Once a...

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An afternoon with Ampersand

As I arrived in San Francisco’s Mission District to visit the cozy floral shop Ampersand I was filled with excitement at the site of their bright barn entrance yards away. Locals and visitors alike streamed in and out with flowers while I was warmly welcomed by the...

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In the kitchen with Bon Bon Bon

I’m fairly certain that there aren’t enough superlatives in the English vocab to accurately describe the delightful creations that Detroit company Bon Bon Bon is concocting out of their Hamtramck kitchen. Alex Clark is the chocolate mastermind + owner behind the shop...

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Meet the Maker – Melanie Abrantes

There is no question that handmade goods are sought after pieces to invest in and enjoy. There is a story behind these pieces, they didn't come from a mold or assembled hundreds at a time, they were crafted on an artisan's work bench, where dirt and sweat are welcome...

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The art of furniture and objects with Coil + Drift

A dining room table isn't purely a space for plates and cups, just like a couch's sole purpose isn't only for seating. A chair with cracked and supple leather can become more precious than something upholstered in today's favorite pattern, while the shine of a metal...

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