Brand Stories

- go behind the scenes of brands you love, and brands you'll grow to love by getting to know the creative powerhouses that drive them.


Finding a Common Ground through Franca

Jazmin de la Guardia and Sierra Yip-Bannicq explain the inspiration and vision behind Franca, their design studio that showcases playful, minimalist ceramics inspired by their diverse backgrounds and a common passion for design.


Timeless Goods from Izola

Learn about how the team behind Izola is building a lifestyle brand that designs functional everyday objects with a timeless yet playful aesthetic, along with their latest coffee venture in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn.

Built to Last: Jones of Boerum Hill

Get to know Iestyn and Deirdra Jones, the couple behind Jones of Boerum Hill who are committed to creating aprons and workwear in New York City that are not only stylish, but of the highest quality and durability.

A Touch of BDB

Re Jin Lee, ceramicist and founder of Brooklyn-based BDB design studio, explains how her experiences abroad, Korean heritage, career in fashion, and dog Bailey have all inspired her to use her innate talents to discover the perfect creative niche she's been looking for all along.

A Look Beyond the Glass of Love & Victory

This week, we chat vintage treasure hunts, designing glassware, and cocktails with Brooklyn-based designer Meg Moorhouse of Love & Victory.