Posts in Designer Spotlight
Mud Australia

“We like to allow the clay to speak for itself by embracing the uniqueness of each piece. Every Mud Australia piece is different from one another in that it has been passed around numerous hands of the talented artisans in our Sydney-based studio.” – Shelly Simpson, Founder

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Sandy Chilewich

Who would turn their attention to the placemat and completely reimagine it, envisioning and then making (domestically) the most beautiful, useful, and durable goods for the table and beyond? Who could then grow that business into a cross-industry powerhouse, outfitting fine homes and restaurants from Kalamazoo to Kathmandu? That would be Sandy Chilewich!

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Miwak Junior

Miwak Junior is a Los Angeles-based design company that creates unexpected functional art to connect users with community and nature. Originators of a fine art approach to Cannabis design, Miwak Junior introduced minimalist pipes that transcend commentary on stigma to honor the plant’s ritualistic roots.

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Palermo Body's Jessica Morelli

“My Nonna lived her entire life based on the foundation of natural holistic living while ingraining this value and tradition in me along the way. She taught me the importance of cooking with the freshest ingredients, how to garden, and natural remedies for bumps, burns, and beauty. Years later, when I began making my own skincare, I was inspired by my Nonna’s lifestyle to create a completely natural line of products.”

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Graf Lantz

Steeped in traditional Japanese and German aesthetics, and blended with SoCal design elements, Graf Lantz produces an approachable, functional collection of lifestyle items in merino wool felt and quality leather hides.

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Michele Quan

Deceptively simple forms and artwork inspired by Eastern iconography define the irresistible work of MQuan Studio, the collection of art objects for home and garden by Michele Quan. Elegant and earthy, these elevated handmade pieces speak to both the impermanence and expansiveness of the human experience. Read our interview with Michele, and get to know this cherished member of our community.

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