• Harvest & Mill: Grown and Sewn in the USA

    Natalie Patricia of the Berkeley clothing brand on their sustainable model and holistic approach to fixing the fashion industry.

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  • Two Healthier, Chocolaty Dessert Recipes from Just Date Syrup

    Delicious treats made with their low-glycemic index, organic medjool date syrup.

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  • Upcycling and Biopolymers: How Model No. is Working to Make Earth-Friendly Furniture

    Jillian Northrup of the Oakland-based furniture and home accessory makers tells us about their innovative and sustainable 3D printing methods.

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  • Mother's Day Gift Guide, Part 2: Jewels for Mom

    Rings, Cuffs, Earrings & Necklaces.

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  • Mother's Day Gift Guide, Part 1: Bags of Ideas for Mom

    Bags, Pouches, Totes & Clutches.

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Maker Spotlight

Luana Coonen Jewelry

Luana Coonen Jewelry

Sebastopol

Luana Coonen is known for her nature-inspired jewelry, created with traditional goldsmithing techniques, natural materials and acrylics. She has a modern design aesthetic, designing contemporary feminine designs that are light and airy.

Dedicated to sustainability, she uses environmentally friendly studio practices and responsible sources for all her materials, including recycled gold, fair-mined gemstones, and reclaimed antique diamonds.

Journal

Inspiration

Sirivisa Creative Brings Makers Products to Life: Part 2

The second installment of our series showcasing the magic of product animations.

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Inspiration

Sirivisa Creative Brings Makers Products to Life: Part 1

The magic of product animations.

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Seen

Spring Fashion: Stylish Homebodies

Locally made apparel that is the perfect fit for these times.

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Good Business

02 Artisans Aggregate: A Sustainable Business Community That’s Home to Juniper Ridge

Emily Grossman of the wild crafted perfume makers tells us about their innovative maker community in Oakland.

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Inspiration

From Fabric to Metal: The Evolving Patterns of Designer Annie Kantor

The former textile designer and founder of Modern Metal, shares her path from designing patterns for fabric to metal.

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Seen

Where Craft Meets Innovation: Design Showcase Recap

A staged loft-like living space featuring the best of local home & garden design

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    The NECTARY
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