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Meet the Maker: Kristen Saksa Juen

Meet the Maker Series

Meet the Maker: Kristen Saksa Juen

Next up in this series, we are thrilled to introduce you to one of our favorite local ceramic artists, Kristen Saksa Juen! Kristen’s vibrant joy and true passion for her work is contagious, and when visiting her studio a few weeks back, we couldn’t help but be inspired by her love of her craft. We loved hearing how she got started, and we know you will walk away inspired by her story.

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Stockist Spotlight: Bon Vivant Gift Boxes

Stockist Spotlight: Bon Vivant Gift Boxes

Our Stockist Spotlight series features amazing business owners around North America who carry Slow North products. The Slow North family is growing all the time, and we are blown away again and again by our stockists’ visions for thoughtful, curated spaces and products. It is our privilege to be among the incredible vendors chosen to represent their shops. We are ecstatic to introduce you to some of our stockists right here on the Slow North blog! Our stockist series continues with Steely Anderson of Bon Vivant Gift Boxes, from right here in Austin, Texas! Not unlike Slow North’s own philosophy,...

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Meet the Maker: Claire Sommers Buck

Meet the Maker Series

Meet the Maker: Claire Sommers Buck

In our new Meet the Maker Series, we will be getting to know the artisans behind all of the wonderful handmade goods we carry in our shop. We feel so lucky to share such a well-curated collection of goods with all of you, and none of this would be possible without the beautiful minds behind these pieces. To kick off our series, we reached out to one of our favorite local vendors, Claire Sommers Buck! Claire has always had a knack for working with her hands, but it wasn’t until later in life where she discovered her love for metalsmithing....

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Stockist Spotlight: Scout & Arrow

Stockist Spotlight

Stockist Spotlight: Scout & Arrow

Our Stockist Spotlight series features amazing shop owners around North America who carry Slow North products. The Slow North family is growing all the time, and we are blown away again and again by our stockists’ visions for thoughtful, curated spaces. It is our privilege to be among the incredible vendors chosen to represent their shops. We are ecstatic to introduce you to some of our stockists right here on the Slow North blog! We’re kicking off the series with Katie Savage of Scout & Arrow in Atlanta, Georgia. After years of working in College Admissions, Katie settled in Atlanta...

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A Note About Slow North from a Neighbor

A Note About Slow North from a Neighbor

Guest Contributor: Jessie Collins I have a new neighbor, and I’m in love! Last month Slow North opened their doors in north-central Austin where I’ve lived for nearly three years. In that time, I’ve watched this already-charming area turn into an even-more welcoming and exciting place to live. Slow North’s arrival couldn’t have made that sentiment any truer. I’m not a stranger to Slow North. In fact, Slow North has made me feel loved and cared for since the day the first candles launched in the online shop. Their products have always been about something bigger and more important than simply botanical...

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