Who are you and what do you do? We are Maya Mori and Sarah Stephens, the makers behind Frankie & Coco PDX, a small design studio in beautiful Portland, Oregon. We make beautiful bags, accessories, housewares and artisan infused finishing salts. We are inspired by color, texture, vintage details and organic elements. The merging of […]
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Who are you and what do you do? My name is Christina Parker…. I am a wearer of many hats …. mom of three, wife, entrepreneur, and manicurist. Being a manicurist lead me to create ViVO Spa where we create handcrafted artisan hand & foot care for my clients and my service treatments when I […]
teresa remple started this endeavor 13 years ago, by sewing and dyeing every item she sold. with a focus on the triple bottom line, texture creates figure flattering cuts using sustainably made fabrics. each item is lovingly made, deftly stitched, beautifully patterned in the Pacific Northwest. texture strives to make ‘clothing with a conscience’ by reusing […]
car2go is a groundbreaking mobility program redefining transportation in rapidly growing urban areas. It provides a fleet of free-floating, low-emission, self-service smart fortwo cars distributed all over the city. car2go vehicles can be accessed “on-demand” or reserved for up to 30 minutes in advance. For “on-demand” access, members simply swipe their membership card against the […]
Who are you and what do you do? My name is Irene and I make greeting cards and prints from my artwork. Any new exciting news you’d like to share with our readers?: This last winter, our family grew by one! My due date was right around the Urban Craft Uprising winter show, but the […]
Who are you and what do you do? Hello! My name is Brianna Kenyon and I am the owner/creator of Pooka Queen. I am Michigan made but reside in sunny California. I have an amazing supportive husband and a lazy co-worker cat named Bular. Pooka Queen emerged from the discovery of industrial felt realized into […]
Who are you and what do you do? Yarnarchy features handpainted, handspun yarn as well as kits, patterns, fiber, and accessories created by a bona fide fiber addict. A fourth generation spinner and lifelong craftsperson, I ply my trade in a little stone cottage in the middle of a hundred acre wood, playing with color […]
Who are you and what do you do? We are Blu Skillet Ironware, a partnership between Patrick Maher and myself, Caryn Badgett. Together, we make blue steel pans – they’re iron pans but forged rather than cast. Patrick has been working with metal as an artist and blacksmith for 20+ years, and I’m a painter […]
Who are you and what do you do? My name is Beth Grimsrud, and I sew soft toys, art Plush, and fingerless gloves, all from reclaimed textiles. What’s the latest thing you’ve been working on?: My most recent project has been designing baby rattles. I’ve had a lot of customer requests for them, so I’m […]
Who are you and what do you do? My name is Nikki, my favorite place is the beach. I love animals, backpacking, and making art. I have a bengal cat named Carmelo, a musician boyfriend who teaches me about the stars because physics makes absolutely no sense to me, and I love making jewelry. I […]
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