• Tools of the Trade: Part 2

    Makers show-and-tell their favorite tool.

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  • Tools of the Trade: Part 1

    Makers show-and-tell their favorite tool.

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  • Coming Attractions: Preview of Design Showcase on September 28, Part 2

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  • Island Life: A Guide to Alameda from the Folks at Concreteworks

    The concrete fabricators share some of their favorite spots and things to do.

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  • Coming Attractions: Preview of Design Showcase on September 28, Part 1

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Maker Spotlight

Eight + Sand

Eight + Sand

Oakland. Established 2016.

Heirloom quality craftsmanship is the backbone of Eight + Sand’s designs. They strive to create pieces that fit in with the fewer, better mindset, built to last, classic wardrobe staples. No seasonality. No fashion cycles.

Everything in their collection of women’s apparel is designed and made in Oakland.

Journal

Workspace

Workspace: Corey Egan in Berkeley

The jeweler shares photos of her new studio, and the story of her hunt to find it.

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Guest Blogger, Inspiration

Lessons from Fyrn that Every Creator Can Emulate

Practical tips for growth from the San Francisco chair makers.

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Good Business

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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Guest Blogger, Interview

Karie La Mountain of Cayson Designs on the Importance of Crafting a Community

The folks at Wescover chat with the president of the bespoke restaurant uniform makers.

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Guest Blogger

The Dance of Relationship Between People and Plants

Sunali Sikand and Quinn LeFae of Healthy High Elixirs discuss plant magic through the lens of romance – exploring the alchemy of plants, people and other peculiarities that potentize medicine.

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Workspace

Workspace: Hannah Beatrice Quinn in San Francisco

A visit to the studio and workshop of the artist, designer, and maker of handcrafted functional objects.

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Upcoming Event

Bay Area Made at Rough Linen: Holiday Market

Bay Area Made at Rough Linen: Holiday Market

We’re thrilled that Bay Area Made member Rough Linen will be hosting our Holiday Market this year in their beautiful San Rafael showroom!

Shop for your holiday gifts from Rough Linen and the best of local makers. This is a two-day event with a different lineup of vendors on each day – so you can shop on both days!

Saturday, December 7th, 11am – 5pm
Sunday, December 8th, 11am – 5pm

The Mix

Nuts About Walnut

  • Jason Lees Design
    Jason Lees Design
  • Hannah Beatrice Quinn
    Hannah Beatrice Quinn
  • Fire Road
    Fire Road
  • Godar Furniture
    Godar Furniture
  • Jacob May Design
    Jacob May Design
    ...

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