By Agnieszka Bielecka What happens when you bring together two talented sisters, Indian textile artisans and inspirations from the American desert? The answer would be: Block Shop Textiles, a Los Angeles-based company run by Lily and Hopie Stockman. Back in 2010, while Lily was living in India, she fell in love with traditional textiles from the […]
Photo via HeartWood We love supporting entrepreneurs with a vision that goes beyond the products of their startup. Below are some recent Kickstarter projects that we hope rally the necessary funding to get their consciously cool businesses off the ground: HeartWood by N. FEUERSTEIN HeartWood is a line of wooden house and kitchen ware made […]
By Daphne Auza Online shopping has completely transformed the world of commerce. Not only has it made the process of shopping more convenient and a whole lot faster, but it has also made unique products by forward-thinking, small business owners readily available. E-commerce website Etsy in particular is known for combining these two qualities. It […]
Far + Wide Collective: Comb Throw Pillow $120 This cotton-and-silk ikat covering, patterned on both sides, has been hand-woven using a detailed 70-step process. The comb-inspired design in vibrant shades of lavender and mint green is based on centuries-old patterns and colours.The threads are hand-woven into beautiful patterns and motifs traditional to the Fergana Valley of Uzbekistan. […]
By Erin Ward In a society that is inundated with cheap goods often made by workers who are paid unfairly and forced to work under unimaginable conditions, it is rare to find products that possess a deeper value than what is written on the price tag. For Zahara Jade and her most recent jewelry line, […]
By Sarah Zinn “There is a stigma against secondhand goods in much of the world – one that we’re hoping to change, said” Lallitara rep Cartier Stennis. Over the past decade, the Indian economy has grown; trade has increased, making it much cheaper for women to buy brand new saris. This has made it nearly […]
In order to continue to develop your business and take it to the next level, it’s important to understand what innovative entrepreneurs do and what has contributed to their success. Interestingly, the habits of successful people tend to be consistent across the board. This insightful infographic takes a look at some of those common habits.