Author: Stephanie

Tony Holman’s Problem-Solving Pottery

Tony Holman’s Problem-Solving Pottery

Tony Holman working in his Plano, TX studio, photos by NeQuana Rollings “Being a full time artist is never easy, but it’s certainly worth the hard work (and gray hairs),” says Tony Holman, a potter who makes practicality and purpose look good. Tony began honing his pottery skills almost 40 […]

Penmanship Meets Pendant: BB Becker’s Your Story Necklace

Penmanship Meets Pendant: BB Becker’s Your Story Necklace

Falling in love prompted BB Becker’s first attempt to make jewelry in the 1980s; he deconstructed and transformed found pieces into charming gifts for his future bride. Today, his work is a collaborative effort that marries BB’s lovingly-designed sterling silver pendants with his wife Josephine’s graceful handwriting. This particularly pensive […]

A Lovingly Designed Box for Your Heart’s Desire

A Lovingly Designed Box for Your Heart’s Desire

Sometimes, all it takes is a kind compliment, sentimental thought, or flirtatious quip to ignite the spark and rekindle your romance. Designed to let you relive the thrill of passing a clandestine declaration of your true feelings to your childhood crush, the For Your Heart’s Desire Message Box was designed […]

Uncommon Design School: Underground Artists

Uncommon Design School: Underground Artists

Like many New Yorkers, if I need to get somewhere, I take the subway. Whether I need to hop the train to travel from my apartment adjacent to Prospect Park down to UncommonGoods’ headquarters at the Brooklyn Army Terminal, or I’m bumbling through the Big Apple’s other boroughs on the […]