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Stories by katie nave freeman

Got It Made

How One Designer Built a Team When She Was Used to Doing Everything Herself

Got It Made BY katie nave freeman 02/10/2017
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When Marisa Howard, then a commercial lighting designer, first started making her own jewelry by watching YouTube videos, she never imagined she'd be in a position to support herself full-time on the hobby - let alone others. But interest in her minimalist, rune-like metal creations - which now go by Seaworthy - grew in a flash, and, BAM, she's now the head of a team of four. Here's her bosslady approach to getting there. READ MORE
Inside Job

Inside the Bright, Pet-Friendly Studio of Two Ceramacist BFFs

Inside Job BY katie nave freeman 05/12/2017
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If cuddly pooches, dreamy design, and creative biz women are your jams, then welcome to the breathtaking world of Franca. Ceramic goddesses Jazmin de la Guardia and Sierra Yip-Bannicq launched their co. in 2016 and typically spend seven days a week making ribbed-planter, splattered-vase, puppy-patterned-mug magic in their sunny Brooklyn studio. They took a break to share how they live their best lives in their mad-organized home away from home...complete with a daybed, perfect for ruminating on their next creations. READ MORE
Key to the City

A Design-Minded Guide to Mexico City—From a Native, No Less

Key to the City BY katie nave freeman 02/21/2017
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You might have flown through Mexico City on your way to Tulum, but if you haven't stayed for more than a layover, you're seriously missing out. L.A.-based jewelry designer Gabriela Artigas would know - the colorful, chaotic city is her hometown, and she and her sister (and biz partner) Teresita go back as often as possible. Here's what they don't miss when they do. READ MORE
Stuff We Love

How to Turn Your Hobby into a Full-Time Hustle

Stuff We Love BY katie nave freeman 04/14/2017
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Michelle Meronek always had an interest in design - she played around with making jewelry for family and friends in high school - but she took a few detours before deciding soldering and stone-setting was what she wanted to do all dang day, every dang day. Switching career gears can be a scary thing, and since Michelle seems to have handled it like a boss (look no further than her shapely, burnished-metal and gemstone earrings and rings for proof), we figured we'd ask her to point us in the right direction. READ MORE

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