Saturday, December 03, 2016

Category Archives: Design

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RAD AND HUNGRY: The 12 Days of Makers Holiday Contest + $500 Giveaway
A contest to celebrate local makers and craftsmen.  The last time we featured RAD AND HUNGRY (RAH), an online shop selling lo-fi office supplies locally sourced from around the world, was in its early days in 2011. Since then, this local company has expanded and flourished. Dedicated to connecting people and cultures though common office supplies and uncommon design, the RAH team travels the globe and hand-picks supplies that provide a first-hand glimpse into that country’s culture and design aesthetic. Whenever possible, RAH collaborates with local makers—craftsmen, screenprinters, designers and more—to create custom products. (more…)
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World’s largest sustainable fashion event in Seattle November 1-4
Eco Fashion Week launches 11th edition of innovative sustainable fashion The world’s first and largest sustainable fashion event is set to launch its 11th edition across international borders in Seattle, Washington this November 1-4. A growing not-for-profit organization, Eco Fashion Week (EFW), has presented 10 successful editions in Vancouver, Canada and is proud to launch its 11th edition, continuing its mission to raise global awareness for a socially, environmentally and economically sustainable fashion industry. (more…)
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Not your average decorators: Meet the team at Logo Unltd
Based out of Kirkland, Logo Unltd is a creative collective that produces customized promotional products and apparel. They offer a wide array of design techniques including embroidery, laser etching and engraving, heat transfer, dye sublimation, embossing, and progressive design services. The team at Logo Unltd can help you with projects of any size. (more…)
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Fashion File: Filson and Smokey Bear Collaborate on a Unique Collection this Summer
Over the past 119 years, Seattle-based Filson has worked with many significant industries and organizations, but one of its most cherished relationships has been with men and women who work in the woods. They have outfitted timber cruisers in the early 1900s and providing standard-issue uniforms for the U.S. Forest Service in the 1940s. This season, Filson celebrates this relationship with the introduction of a special line of limited edition products to help spread the message of one of its favorite outdoorsmen: Smokey Bear.  (more…)
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Seattle-Based Company Ably Introduces Hi-Tech Natural Clothing Line
Say goodbye to stinky synthetic clothing. Ably’s 100% premium cotton shirts and hoodies shrug off water, stains, and odor so you can get into your dirtiest fun and still look and smell fresh. Go ahead, Nature Boy—camp for a week with only one shirt. Go for it, Gym Queen—work out for an hour on the elliptical and still smell like daisies. It’s time to think of all the stuff you can do with your time besides laundry. (more…)
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Combatant Gentlemen partners with Nordstrom for pop-in series, Heartbreakers II, March 4-5
Combatant Gentlemen, the vertically-integrated e-retailer is disrupting the menswear industry with 100% Italian wool suits starting at $160. Last month, they announced their partnership with Nordstrom for their newest Pop In@Nordstrom series, Heartbreakers II, led by the Seattle-based retailer’s VP of Creative Projects, Olivia Kim. The company will host an in-store event at the downtown Seattle Nordstrom on Friday and Saturday this week, March 4-5th. Additionally, the line will be available online at www.nordstrom.com/pop. (more…)
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Mountary: Custom framing for posters, pictures, art, photographs
The easiest way to get your shit on the wall. Here at Seattleite, we rarely write product reviews. However, when Neil Ayton of Mountary contacted us for a piece, we couldn’t turn it down. We were really drawn to the website. It is simple, pretty and answers all the questions about how and what services they provide. For your posters sitting in those (more…)
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Seattleite Spotlight: Sustainability Guru Scott Royer
The owner of Windfall Lumber explains the importance of reclaimed wood. All photos courtesy of Windfall Lumber. Tumwater-based Windfall Lumber had been in business for nearly five years when Scott Royer, a Wisconsin-born transplant, purchased the company from its original owners in 2001. Under his leadership, Windfall has become one of the state’s leading providers of tables, countertops, wall (more…)
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