Interviews

Meet the Makers of FELIZ: Boyd’s of Texas

Meet the Makers of FELIZ: Boyd’s of Texas

In collaboration with FELIZ, we’re highlighting five of the designers who will be showcasing their wares at the biannual pop up market happening on December 9th. Get to know the makers and their journey with entrepreneurship before visiting them at the sale in December! ~~~ […]

Meet the Makers of FELIZ: Circle & Line

Meet the Makers of FELIZ: Circle & Line

In collaboration with FELIZ, we’re highlighting five of the designers who will be showcasing their wares at the biannual pop up market happening on December 9th. Get to know the makers and their journey with entrepreneurship before visiting them at the sale in December! ~~~ […]

Meet the Woman Behind Chocolaterie Tessa

Meet the Woman Behind Chocolaterie Tessa

Growing up in the family business of chocolate, Tessa Halstead was able to get a firsthand look at entrepreneurship. But it wasn’t until she started her own business, Chocolaterie Tessa, that she truly understood the value and meaning that comes along with being a business […]

Shop Visit: Meet Ashley Yetter of APT F

Shop Visit: Meet Ashley Yetter of APT F

Take one step into APT F, and you’ll immediately feel at home. The cozy and welcoming space features ethically-sourced, handmade goods from around the world for a thoughtfully curated selection of lifestyle wares like home goods, apothecary and one-of-a-kind rugs. Featuring goods that come from independent […]

Meet Ashland Viscosi of Creatives Meet Business

Meet Ashland Viscosi of Creatives Meet Business

When Ashland Viscosi saw a gap in Austin’s creative community, she decided to bridge it herself. Through Creatives Meet Business, Ashland has built a community where creatives at any level, and spanning many disciplines, can come together to learn business practices, share resources, and strengthen […]

In the studio with Codie Kyle

In the studio with Codie Kyle

Codie Kyle has all the makings of an artist: a clear point of view, a style that’s all her own, and a space to create. But leaning into entrepreneurship and calling herself an artist was not something that came easily to the painter. “I was so […]

Sanetra Longno of Unravel Co

Sanetra Longno of Unravel Co

You may have seen Sanetra Longno grace the Instagram photos of local businesses by modeling their goods, or maybe even behind the lens of her own photography projects. But now this multi-talented creative and supporter of small businesses has her own venture to pursue as […]

Meet Shay Spaniola of bunglo

Meet Shay Spaniola of bunglo

“If you have a clear vision and it’s all you can think about – go for it! You only live once, I feel living a life of freedom is the most important goal we can set for ourselves.” Living a creative life full of adventure […]

Nina Gordon of take heart on creativity, career changes and taking chances

Nina Gordon of take heart on creativity, career changes and taking chances

As a social worker, Nina Gordon hit a point in her career where she began to burn out. Unsure of what she wanted to do next, Nina decided to take a chance and pursue her creative interests. “I learned to be careful not to confuse being […]