Workshop Visit: Baleen

Billy and Leah are the couple behind the Seattle jewelry company Baleen. Minimal, affordable, trendy jewelry. Handmade in Seattle, Washington.

Meet Seattle jewelry duo Baleen. As one of our newest vendors, we couldn't be more excited about  their designs! It was a pleasure to visit Billy and Leah in their Ballard home studio.

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May 09, 2014
WORKSHOP VISIT: GOODS FROM THE HOODS

Goods from the Hoods | Seattle, WA
NuBe Artisan Since 2009
U.S. Made, U.S. Sourced, Recycled or Repurposed Material, Made by Hand.

T.C. and Joel are probably the coolest craftsmen in Seattle. They make furniture and and kitchen goods from lath boards. Lath board is a thin strip of wood used behind walls in older homes.

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January 23, 2014
WORKSHOP VISIT: graypants

graypants | Seattle, WA
NuBe Artisan Since 2009
U.S. Made, U.S. Sourced, Recycled or Repurposed Material, Made by Hand.

Most Seattleites have heard of graypants. Their hanging, corrugated cardboard scraplights have earned them a fabulous reputation over the past few years. When we headed down to visit their studio, however, I discovered graypants is much more than a hip lighting company.

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December 11, 2013
WORKSHOP VISIT: METAMORPHIC GEAR
Metamorphic Gear | Seattle, WA
NuBe Artisan Since 2013
U.S. Made, U.S. Sourced, Recycled or Repurposed Materials, Made by Hand, Green for Good.

Metamorphic Gear constructs bags from repurposed truck tarpaulin, climbing rope, and sail material. We here at NuBe are huge fans!

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October 23, 2013
LAUNCH PARTY! SUMMER 2011 DESIGNS FROM NUBE SEATTLE AND GRAYPANTS STUDIO


May 25, 2011
SAVE THE DATE! Join us on June 9th for the unveiling of the 2011 Summer collection from our own NUBE Seattle line. Flowing freely between exotic silks and linens and the warmth of Americana plaids, the third NUBE collection conjures summer in graceful form, with pops of color and bold pattern.

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February 07, 2013
INDUSTRY OF ONE: ADRIENNE ANTONSON

If you ask Adrienne Antonson, designer, sculptor and gallivanting explorer, if she believes in the future predicting power of stars, she may hem and haw before confessing, “It kind of depends. Part of me believes. And part of me has a battle. Everyone has a destiny. I’m always the friend who’s reading horoscopes. Then again, my 94-year-old grandma is a psychic.” Whether you agree or not, it’s hard to deny the serendipitous line of fate -- call it what you will -- tugging you through her story. And this from a girl born on August 17th, the “Day of Explosive Power,” a day with a horoscope profile that reads “as accurate as hell” (for a similar reaction of your own peruse the pages of “The Secret Language of Birthdays”)...

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July 20, 2012