I remember seeing Circle 21 modern handmade Candles a few years ago and thinking to myself: "I love everything about this company. The branding, the concept, the scents, everything!"
It's been awhile since I launched a new weekly feature, so I thought I better get my brain in gear and offer you something fresh. Each LAB Style Story is curated by yours truly and features both Maker Members and artists that I admire. Click on the images to see
I'm a little jealous of Adelle Stoll, the designer behind the gorgeous modern handmade bags and accessories you see below and in the IAMTHELAB Shop. Besides her immense talent at a maker, Adele lives in beautiful Sonoma County, California. Having lived there myself, I miss the lovely hills that characterizes
With autumn fast approaching, we are gearing up for our biggest promotional push ever. Our goal is simple: to produce a constant stream of modern handmade goods on our site, social feeds and on our newsletter. With 17-20k monthly visitors, over 130k social followers and our 1700+ newsletter readers, we
As someone who just came back from Barcelona and who eats a plant-based diet, I'm a little bummed that I didn't discover THELIVINGFOOD earlier. I've made my own raw vegan cheeses before and they do require a bit of patience and skill, so finding some pre-made is a plus. Of course,
One of the primary reasons that I started the Branding and Packaging category on IAMTHELAB is to showcase real products with exceptional design. As I've mentioned before, there are a lot of concept projects on Behance and Pinterest, so it takes a bit of time to find actual products to
Lee Coren's collection of modern handmade bags, backpacks and clutches are in a class by themselves. At first glance, you'll see a collection of well-made goods, and you would be correct. Lee has honed her crafting skills quite well, creating stylish and fashion-forward creations that are high on style and
Earlier this year, we took off for a month-long journey across Europe. With stops in London, Barcelona, Milan, Florence and Paris, there were so many great modern handmade discoveries and I've been meaning to share some of them with IAMTHELAB readers. So, here you go! Our first post features one