What a difference a year makes! That was my takeaway after interviewing Donna Rossiter, who went from working full time as an account director in London to making her own line of cotton yoga clothes in Bali (by way of Mysore, India). Read more about her incredible journey here.
Textile designer Kiva Motnyk is a quilting mastermind based in the heart of New York City's SoHo neighborhood. Her stunning new edition for Of a Kind launches today, and to celebrate, I picked her brain on what goes into making the jaw-dropping modern quilts in her collection. Check out the full story here.
From a Grecian metalsmith who's been at it for three decades to a fine jeweler in the UK creating rings to combat anxiety, I spoke with some magical metalsmiths this week. Read their stories and shop their goods on the Etsy Journal.
Chris Herbert's furniture business was born out of a simple idea to cut down on shipping costs, plus (plot twist!) a whole lot of yoga. He shared his design philosophy with me in a recent interview for the Etsy Journal.
Fun assignment: Get into the autumn groove by interviewing six fashion designers from around the world who make super cool, cozy clothing. (Challenge accepted!) Read my full round-up on the Etsy Journal.