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Maker's Story: Alice Duck of Duck Ceramics

Maker's Story: Alice Duck of Duck Ceramics

Duck Ceramics, these are the charms of the handmade. “It’s exactly what I love about handmade products – nothing is ever perfect, especially with ceramics, when there are so many layers in making a single piece and so many things to go wrong,” she says.

Alice first began her pottery studio in a tiny attic room. Her love affair for ceramics was discovered after hours of fruitless online job searching, when during a much needed break she picked up a piece of clay and started making. The rest, as they say, is history...

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Maker's Story: Sarah Deane of Evermore

Maker's Story: Sarah Deane of Evermore

It started with a desire to create and grow something she could call her own. “Working for 8 years in London-based head offices was beginning to take its toll on me,” Sarah Deane recalls. She was feeling the pull to work for herself, and manage her own time. So she listened.

Three years ago, in 2013, Deane founded the East London-based fragrance and candle making company Evermore...

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Maker's Story: Beth Fairchild of Betsy Rose

Maker's Story: Beth Fairchild of Betsy Rose

They started with an experimentation with clay and an interest in geometry. “I wanted to be able to make unusual shapes,” says Beth Fairchild. And she wanted something feminine to go with those shapes.

Fairchild is the artist and maker behind the UK-based handmade company Betsy Rose. She began her creative path with jewelry, making fabric button earrings out of her home in Hertfordshire...

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Maker's Story: Britt Fabello, Artist

Maker's Story: Britt Fabello, Artist

"Art's always been a part of me," she says. Growing up, she was always the kid that could draw, though she was hesitant to truly embrace that natural talent. It was her parents' urging and support that finally pushed Britt Fabello to pursue a creative path, one that ultimately led her to study studio art and graphic design.

Things became interesting after graduation from design school...

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Maker's Story: Patricia Zanger of Bonnet

Maker's Story: Patricia Zanger of Bonnet

She opened her first shop at the age of 27, just after leaving graduate school. It was a new and used clothing store in Sonoma California, which proved to be the first of several retail ventures. She went on to open a home furnishings store from which she also offered design consultations. This venture evolved into a second home furnishings store of a little different style, and an interior design career that thrived even after her first pregnancy and the closing of the retail location.

It was in a roundabout way that Patricia Zanger discovered her love for hats and millinery...

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Maker's Story: Amanda Julca and Krysia Mezger of Lincoln + Lenox

Maker's Story: Amanda Julca and Krysia Mezger of Lincoln + Lenox

people, with a passion for creativity. This brought them to the intersection of Lincoln Road and Lenox Road, to the retail brand who embodies good taste: Anthropologie.

Amanda Julca and Krysia Mezger met while working at the retailer's Miami Beach location. It was only a short while after meeting that the two struck a chord of common inspiration...

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Maker's Story: Leah Harrington of Whole Apothecary

Maker's Story: Leah Harrington of Whole Apothecary

“I felt like it was ingrained in me from a very young age,” she recalls. Her mother, a native of Bolivia, always had a garden, and leaned towards holistic remedies for those littles aches, pains and sicknesses when she was growing up. She remembers being drawn to her mother’s library of herbal books, spending hours flipping through the well-loved pages. Her family still in South America shares the same affinity of herbal healing, so it would be safe to say it’s in her blood.

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