Self-taught ceramicist and jewelry designer Carol Morley found her niche making delightfully irregular treasures by hand in her London live-work flat.
With her line of air plant terrarium kits, Michigan maker Marianne Gardner combines her love of the natural world and a passion for entrepreneurship.
This Athens-based architect-turned-jewelry-designer approaches both disciplines with the same appreciation for clean lines and irreducible ideas.
Barcelona-based Maria Fiter and Marco Migliorisi transform unwanted bits of newspaper and plastic into upcycled lamps and musical instrument cases.
Learn how Spanish designer Diana Saldaña draws on her art-historian past to produce a forward-thinking—and sustainable—fashion line, Royal Caballito.
For gemstone-loving metalsmith Stephanie Maslow-Blackman, jewelry is more than a means of adornment—it’s a platform for celebration and storytelling.
An attempt to make friends in a new town led Jennifer Nolan to discover her passion for pottery and planted the seed for her basement business.
Kelly Lake knew she wanted to build an eco-friendly, family-forward business from the start. She didn’t know that it would be a near-instant success.
From a backyard shed in Somerset, England, Kara Leigh Ford creates her soothing line of nature-inspired ceramics.
April Rissell designs vintage-inspired flower crowns and hair accessories for brides who share her appreciation of bygone eras.
Kimberly Huestis turned her own sensitivity to nickel into the inspiration for a line of coastal-themed (and wholly hypoallergenic) porcelain jewelry.
This self-proclaimed “scrap pile queen” turned her yard sale hobby into a thriving vintage home decor business.
Thanks to a midlife artistic awakening, this mom of three launched her own line of bespoke superhero dolls celebrating every child’s unique strengths.
Learn how classically-trained Bulgarian painter Boriana Mihailovska brings a modern perspective to her abstract paintings and prints.
Jewelry maker Ingrid Cano integrates driftwood and other natural materials to create modern, one-of-a-kind designs.
What started as an escape from the constraints of the fashion industry soon became a creative coup for this body positive designer and vintage seller.
Inspired by the rainy Pacific Northwest, this mother of three turned her luxurious knit and crochet designs into a wildly successful pattern business.
With a penchant for raw materials, self-taught woodworker Tony Oliver went from building for reality tv to handcrafting his own furniture designs.
Learn how this Toronto paper cutting artist turned a DIY whim into a thriving business creating original art, custom wedding cake toppers, and cards.
Modern cowboy Evan Lentz ditched his desk job for a chance to craft handmade leather accessories that evoke the Wild West.
Jayme Sloan Hennel finds her sweet spot with cheerfully cheeky greeting cards and gifts.