Author: Marisa

Gift Lab: A Bright, Sun-Powered Puff

Gift Lab: A Bright, Sun-Powered Puff

Product SolarPuff Collapsible Light Research I’m fascinated by solar energy and wish all the electricity I use could be sun-powered. I’m far away from that goal, but when the SolarPuff became part of the UncommonGoods assortment, I immediately wanted one, even before I tried it. Our SolarPuff can fully charge […]

Gift Lab: Roll Out Ravioli Like a Pro

Gift Lab: Roll Out Ravioli Like a Pro

Product Ravioli Rolling Pin Me, next to a statue honoring the dumplings of the world, in the Fine Arts Center at the Minnesota State Fair I’m a known dumpling lover. I’ve always wanted to make ravioli, because 1) it’s a form of dumplings, 1a) dumplings are the best, 2) it’s […]

This Just Inspiration: Meet Mariel Nader

This Just Inspiration: Meet Mariel Nader

Our makers never fail to motivate us, encourage our creativity, and fill us with inspiration. So, when a new design enters our assortment, we’re always excited to learn more about the people behind the product. What gets an artist going and keeps them creating is certainly worth sharing, and every […]

This Just In-spiration: Meet Malea Rhodes

This Just In-spiration: Meet Malea Rhodes

Malea Rhodes Our makers never fail to motivate us, encourage our creativity, and fill us with inspiration. So, when a new design enters our assortment, we’re always excited to learn more about the people behind the product. What gets an artist going and keeps them creating is certainly worth sharing, […]

This Just In-spiration: Meet Avik Maitra and Rich Moore

This Just In-spiration: Meet Avik Maitra and Rich Moore

Our makers never fail to motivate us, encourage our creativity, and fill us with inspiration. So, when a new design enters our assortment, we’re always excited to learn more about the people behind the product. What gets an artist going and keeps them creating is certainly worth sharing, and every […]

The Nightbulb: An Instant Design Classic

The Nightbulb: An Instant Design Classic

Jamie Hoffman, UncommonGoods’ Home Decor buyer, was strolling the booths at a trade show in New York when the chic good looks of Liz Ross & David Westby’s Nightbulb lit up her connoisseur’s eye. “When Liz pulled the Nightbulb prototype out of her bag,” Jamie told us, “I was immediately […]

This Just Inspiration: Meet Jason Watkins

This Just Inspiration: Meet Jason Watkins

Our makers never fail to motivate us, encourage our creativity, and fill us with inspiration. So, when a new design enters our assortment, we’re always excited to learn more about the people behind the product. What gets an artist going and keeps them creating is certainly worth sharing, and every […]

This Just In-spiration: Meet Jes Sutton

This Just In-spiration: Meet Jes Sutton

Our makers never fail to motivate us, encourage our creativity, and fill us with inspiration. So, when a new design enters our assortment, we’re always excited to learn more about the people behind the product. What gets an artist going and keeps them creating is certainly worth sharing, and every […]

Gift Guide: Wedding Anniversary Gifts by Year

Gift Guide: Wedding Anniversary Gifts by Year

Just as there aren’t official rules that fit every romantic partnership, the “appropriate” wedding anniversary gifts by year aren’t written in stone-nor iron, copper, bronze, tin, steel, gold, or diamond. The origins of the traditional anniversary gift list are shrouded by the mysterious, misty mists of time, anyway. The “traditional” […]