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: ALCHEMY GOODS

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

Can you imagine one million bicycle inner tubes? I can’t either, but after visiting Alchemy Goods I can at least get close to 200,000—and that looked like a million to me! Next year, Alchemy plans to receive 400,000 of used, donated inner tubes to meet their goal of one million.

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November 24, 2013
WORKSHOP VISIT: MATERIAL GOOD
Material Good | Seattle, WA
NuBe Artisan Since 2009
U.S. Made, U.S. Sourced, Made by Hand, Green for Good.

Initiated in order to raise support for cancer research, founder Lauren Burman honors her grandmother Shirley with one-of-a-kind ceramic vases.

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November 18, 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
WORKSHOP VISIT: LIBERTY BOTTLEWORKS
Liberty Bottleworks | Yakima, WA
Nube Artisan Since 2012
U.S. Made, U.S. Sourced, Recycled Materials

Recycled and recyclable, these aluminum BPA-free bottles perform with less dents and greater durability by excellent design.

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May 13, 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