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In celebration of NYCxDesign, NYC Jewelry Week hosted a panel discussion featuring four leaders in design and retail. Moderated by JB Jones and Bella Neyman, the panelists gave an inside look at why jewelry is a great addition to any retail collection. Panel participants include Jean Prounis of Prounis Jewelry, Cat Birch, Director of Retail, Cooper Hewitt SHOP, Smithsonian Design Museum, Michele Varian, Designer and Retailer, Michele Varian; Co-founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Guesst, and Meghan Patrice Riley of Meghan Patrice Riley Jewelry.
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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.
Design Talk by MV - no. 22
The Evolution of a Maker and Their Brand: Getting Started
I learned to sew when I was really young. That set the precedent for a career in fashion, which led to me starting my own business making textiles and pillows. And now — huzzah! — my business has evolved into a full-on retail and micro-manufacturing operation.
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.
Design Talk by MV - no. 21 - Roundtable No. 01 Recap: Internet Disruption
It was a great night analyzing both the positive and the challenging impacts of the Internet on the design community and retail. Some of it is not what you'd think!