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.
Barcelona-based Maria Fiter and Marco Migliorisi transform unwanted bits of newspaper and plastic into upcycled lamps and musical instrument cases.
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.
The beauty of nature is a constant source of inspiration for this maker of functional ceramics.
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.
With a penchant for raw materials, self-taught woodworker Tony Oliver went from building for reality tv to handcrafting his own furniture designs.
After struggling to find quality, multi-functional toys at an affordable price, this Atlanta-based mother created her own eco-friendly line.
Graphic designer and recipe blogger Amy Roth has parlayed her passion for food into a thriving photography business.
Louise Neumann relies on a mix of marker pens and watercolor paints — plus a strong daily doodling habit — to create her distinctive illustrations.
In just three years, Tamara Mayne went from mixing up candles on her kitchen stove to sending her refined scents and designs all over the world.
“Our family defines Smiling Tree Toys, and Smiling Tree Toys defines our family.” Meet parents, partners and wood toymakers Kathleen and Justin Smith.
Hand-stitched wallets, leather-wrapped flasks, and sleek camera straps are just a few of the gift-worthy items you’ll find in this artisan’s shop.
After producing home goods for an international retail chain, this Israeli designer found true fulfillment by launching her own line.
MirDinara designer Dinara Mirtalipova mines images and motifs from folklore and fairytales to create her colorful line of housewares and paper goods.
A longtime dream of reclaiming barns inspired this designer to launch a custom barn wood furniture and home goods business with his family.
Insatiable wanderlust and a thirst for detail drive this Berlin illustrator to create her hand-drawn maps of faraway places.
A passion for the environment (and a taste for modern design) shaped Mairita Jonikane’s line of stylish, eco-friendly storage bins and market bags.