Brooklyn based Grow House Grow specializes in hand printed wallpaper with a narrative twist. Each collection features an array of wallpapers inspired by stories of murdered frontier women to bunnies in the back yard. They’re currently featured in this year’s Brooklyn Designs, going on this weekend.
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I’m very excited to publish our first Melon Made Interview with a dear friend and inspiring creative force, Vanessa Bertozzi. Editor of the Etsy.com blog, filmmaker and world traveler, she gives us a little peak into the world that is Etsy and what it means to live handmade.
Tell us a little about yourself, and what [...]
Sometimes the gems you stumble upon by chance are the best and brightest ones. After a trip to Black Betty in Willy-b proved fruitless, our party made their way one block over to the Roebling Tea Room for a birthday dinner. The ambiance of this spot alone will have me calling again, but the food [...]
The work of Cara Osborn is a mix between the supremely surreal and the extremely life like. While her prints are available online, I don’t think the site does these detailed works justice. I saw her stuff at the Brooklyn Flea, Dumbo. Highly suggest you see them in person, really beautiful stuff.
A chocolate renaissance seems to be underfoot in NYC. More and more chocolatiers are popping up, and the old standbys are quickly adapting to the growing market. Mast Brothers Chocolate just opened their doors in Williamsburg, and are the only bean to bar chocolate makers in the city. I’m willing to try, from the looks [...]
“Our process of creating work involves synthesizing images to create visually visceral experiences, very similar to the way a DJ samples beats to create an audible experience.” Behold the work of the Brooklyn based art & design collective, Faile.
Nothing beats a trip down to Red Hook Brooklyn on an almost-spring type of day. After brunching at Hope & Anchor, Key Lime Pie-ing it at Steve’s Authentic and grabbing a brew at Ice House, I came across Erie Basin, the best curiosities shop that side of the BQE. Great antique and unique jewelry, furniture [...]
This is an oldie, but goodie. Cog & Pearl has been a staple in Park Slope Brooklyn for years now, but it’s worth noting that they continuously provide shoppers with the best in hand and locally made wares, and as aesthetics go, their store ensures one of the most plesant shopping experiences on the 5th [...]