“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.
Designer Erin Flett creates an eye-popping line of textiles that embody her love of color and pattern.
Travel, nature, and surf inspire this landscape designer-turned-screenprinter’s decor and gifts line.
Childhood memories and a taste for adventure are all bound up in this Minnesota artist’s cut-paper maps.
These creative partners merged their talents — and their lives — to create a whimsical line of illustrated accessories and stationery.
Stay-at-home mom and self-taught woodworker Allison Catoe finds inspiration in the everyday.
This husband-and-wife design duo combined their expertise to create a line of contemporary, slip-cast porcelain pots.
Not content to apply their talents to someone else’s vision, sisters Lior and Paz Brouk struck out with an eco-friendly children’s line all their own.
This San Francisco artist and designer turned a drawing-a-day exercise into a series of books and a line of fine-art prints and patterned home goods.
From trying on vintage outfits as a kid to selling highly collectible vintage wares as an adult, this shop owner’s passion for vintage is lifelong.
See how this New Zealand interiors expert is putting her own modern spin on macramé.
From would-be college dropout to successful woodworker: This is Dimitar Palanski’s story.
Humble materials find new life in Justin Crasi’s sustainable lighting and furniture design company, Vex Decor.
For Virginia Kemp, the challenge of decorating her family’s home on a budget led to uncovering a newfound passion for antique prints.
This Amsterdam-based artist’s painted ceramics line was born out of an attempt to overcome a creative block. Mission, accomplished.