What Does Purchase With Purpose Mean in 2021?

Read the story by our found in Forbes:
“Purchase And Create With Purpose: Six Ways To Join The Slow Design Movement
Rachely Esman CEO & Co-Founder of Wescover: building a marketplace to discover original art & design Creators. 
Entrepreneurs, it’s time to join the slow design movement and build brands that are celebrated for their positive global impact.…

When Creativity is Applied to Sustainably, You Get Keyaiira | leather + fiber

Meet the Creator behind Keyaiira | leather + fiber: Keyaira Terry. While so much of home decor today is mass-manufactured, unoriginal, and made in ways which harm the environment, Keyaira’s work restores a sense of serenity and beauty to home decor while working towards a cleaner plant.

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Born in a small farm town in Northern California, Keyaira learned a love of nature from a young age.…

Creator Spotlight: Zuahaza by Tatiana

Tatiana Ordoñez

With a creative lab in Bogotá and a production studio in Charalá, Colombian textile expert Tatiana Ordoñez leads Zuahaza by embracing sisterhood. With a diverse team of women by her side, she creates textile products that deeply reflect Colombia’s ancestral traditions. Each piece is made with organic fibers and natural dyes, as Tatiana’s philosophy and approach to design is rooted in sustainable and fair trade values.…

Interior Designer Spotlight: Le Whit

Liza Curtiss and Corey Kingston of Le Whit

From their ultra-cool studio in Lower Manhattan, Liza Curtiss and Corey Kingston of Le Whit approach each interior design project with supreme precision and a high regard for the emotional experience in a space. Liza began her career in the performing arts before transitioning into design; she has led major retail teams in New York City like West Elm and the late Totokaelo, in addition to a few acclaimed design studios on the West Coast.…

Creator Spotlight: Pandemic Design Studio

David Rozek

With a studio just half an hour north of Philadelphia, David Rozek of Pandemic Design Studio fills ceramic spores with small plantings to produce a series of wall hangings that can bring a room alive. He began his art career as a student of architecture, with furniture design as a side gig. Feeling much too cramped by office work at architecture firms, David finally moved to his current studio and debuted his products in 2017.…

Creator Spotlight: Nosheen Iqbal

pink and purple embroidered wall hanging
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With a background in communication design, Texas native Nosheen Iqbal weaves her Pakastani heritage into each of her unique embroidery works. She has an impressive professional portfolio, having worked as a designer for brands like Fossil, DKNY, Armani Exchange, and Opening Ceremony. Nosheen has always found inspiration in the combination of differing material qualities, and has shown interest in miscellaneous pieces of fabric and mixed media tactility from a young age.…

HGTV’s Sarah Keenleyside on the Value of Good Design

Sarah portrait

Meet HGTV Host and Interior Designer Sarah Keenleyside! On top of being a TV celebrity, pro designer and stylist, Sarah is helping inspire the movement to buy unique. We’re excited to learn from Sarah and are proud she sees us as a trusted resource for interior designers. “I was amazed by the site; to have access and exposure through a search engine essentially — it is absolutely brilliant.

Creator Spotlight: Oak & Vine

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Based in Palm Beach, Lauren Lewis of Oak & Vine balances her small fiber business with a full-time career in medicine. Beginning her practice with macrame forced her to challenge her own perfectionist habits, and let spontaneous creative flow dictate the process. Lauren remains flexible in her use of macrame; unique wall hangings are her star product, but she enjoys stretching the medium in other directions, like a wedding arch!…

Creator Spotlight: Monica Curiel

Monica Curiel

As a first-generation Mexican-American artist and cancer survivor, Monica Curiel’s captivatingly textural and organic abstract paintings are informed by both adversity and hope. She intentionally brings a certain level of masculinity to the canvas, a practice she describes as a means of challenging gender norms; rather than fixating on her femininity, she hopes her audience will see her work simply for what it is.…

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