Posts Tagged ‘design’

Ask An Entrepreneur: Rebecca Thomason of Southern Creed

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It all started with a snoball. From there it expanded to okra, bacon, poboys, cotton and catfish. Originally a graphic designer by trade, Rebecca Thomason founded her fabric design company, Southern Creed, on a whim and a simple drawing. After making the jump to go into business full time her line expanded to pillows, dog […] Read more…

 

A Creative Christmas: Our Top 12 Shopping Small Gift Picks

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This holiday season let’s celebrate the makers. Sure, you could give gifts from those big box stores but chances are that money won’t stay in the community as long and millions of other people will be getting the same old thing this year. Make your gifts unique – shop from small business owners and creatives! […] Read more…

 

Workspace Tour: Dirty Coast Press

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Dirty Coast Press is a name that has become synonymous with New Orleans culture. Like many people, I first became aware of them in the months following Katrina when they released their Be A New Orleanian. Wherever You Are. campaign. Since then, the company has grown to produce a bevy of t-shirts and prints with Saints, NOLA […] Read more…

 

Workspace Tour: Loomed NOLA

Loomed NOLA

I’m always impressed when I come across people who have been abroad, experienced a new culture and its traditions, and bring it back with them when they return home. So when I heard about Molly and Paul, owners of Loomed NOLA, I had to get their backstory. The two were living in Turkey and came across […] Read more…

 

Coffee Table & Bar Decor: Tips For Making It Work

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Maybe it’s because I’ve been binging on Project Runway episodes, but I felt it was time for another “make it work” post. We’ve all seen those magazine tutorials on how to arrange those common table top areas in your home – specifically the coffee table and bar area. I have a few tips of my […] Read more…

 

Workspace Tour: Hazel and Florange

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If you have even the slightest interest in NOLA’s fashion industry you’ve probably heard of Andi Eaton by now. Though Andi has a multitude of jobs and projects – Creative Director and co-founder of the New Orleans Fashion Council, brand consultant, it-girl about town, clothing designer – most recently she’s added shop owner to that […] Read more…

 

Workspace Tour: Mignon Faget

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Last week Hattie, Julia and I were treated to a most inspiring peek inside the creative world of Mignon Faget. Since I can remember, my grandmother, aunts, mother and just about every New Orleans lady I can recall has worn, adored and raved about Mignon Faget’s jewelry and home designs. A New Orleans legend, Mignon […] Read more…