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Design Talk by MV - no. 23

Above, our spun metal light fixutres being made exclusively for us!

The Evolution of a Maker and Their Brand: Growing Operations

In beautiful ways, being a micro-manufacturer and small business sole proprietor has created economical parameters that guided me toward creative options I wouldn’t have otherwise pursued. It’s serendipity at its finest.

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Design Talk by MV – article no. 20

Design Talk by MV – article no. 20

The Intricacies of Egg Collective: An Interview With the Powerhouse Trio Behind One of New York City’s Savviest Design Brands

I’m so excited to have fresh voices on Design Talk by MV this week. Hillary, Stephanie, and Crystal, the badass women of Egg Collective, joined me to chat independent business, design, and the intricacies of operating as a collective.

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Design Talk by MV no. 016 - When the Concept of Supply and Demand Fails: Exploring Commercial Rent Increases Amidst a Struggling Brick and Mortar Sector Pt. 01

Design Talk by MV no. 016 - When the Concept of Supply and Demand Fails: Exploring Commercial Rent Increases Amidst a Struggling Brick and Mortar Sector Pt. 01
To kick 2018 off strong, I really GOTTA KNOW why retail rents are increasing so gravely at the same time that retail, as we know it, is becoming less profitable. What gives? In the first of a three-part Design Talk, I’ll address the paradox, how it’s in total defiance of traditional supply and demand economics, and nail down a few of the reasons I see supporting the screwy trajectory.

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