Author: Eric

Bringing Home the Baseball Beanie

Bringing Home the Baseball Beanie

Editor’s Note: Our first Kickstarter project was a major league success! Tokens & Icons, a long valued partner of UncommonGoods, brought it all home with their amazing MLB Game Used Baseball Beanies. Baseball fans couldn’t wait to get their mitts on the beanies, and our goal was reached in just […]

Hygge: a Hug’s Danish Cousin

Hygge: a Hug’s Danish Cousin

A hot bowl of homemade porridge for breakfast; a leisurely bike ride past warm, welcoming shops; a fresh pot of tea shared with an old friend; the comforting glow of candles–lots of candles. All of these things are hallmarks of hygge, an essential ingredient of life in Denmark. Though it […]

Nancy Nelson’s Bee Love Jewelry: Honeycomb, Heart, and Hive Help

Nancy Nelson’s Bee Love Jewelry: Honeycomb, Heart, and Hive Help

Many jewelry makers would describe their collections as “playful yet sophisticated and timeless.” Nancy Nelson happens to be one of them, but she isn’t referring to a new line of fall fashion must-haves; in her world, it’s the inspiration for her work: the honeycomb. Each of her bee-based designs is […]

Andrea Panico: 3D Printing and Reinventing the I.D. Necklace

Andrea Panico: 3D Printing and Reinventing the I.D. Necklace

Puppy wheelchairs, prosthetics, and pizza in space. What do these things have in common? They’ve all been 3D printed. Once the stuff of science fiction (think the replicators of Star Trek’s Enterprise), 3D printing is rapidly becoming familiar technology for artists, inventors, and industrial designers. Although 3D printing is associated […]

Uncommon Impact: UncommonGoods’ Animal-Friendly Choice

Uncommon Impact: UncommonGoods’ Animal-Friendly Choice

To date, our Uncommon Impact series has focused on stories of environmental and material sustainability drawn from our many talented makers. But UncommonGoods’ own mission has always focused on a positive effect on people and the planet, inviting us to find uncommon impact in our own history and company culture. […]

Inside the Artist’s Studio with Laurel Begley

Inside the Artist’s Studio with Laurel Begley

Laurel Begley in her vintage VW Beetle. All photos by Steve Terrebonne With all of the natural inspiration to be found around Laurel Begley’s Sonoma County studio, you might be surprised to hear that she’s more inspired by personal history than she is by natural history. From the cookie jar […]