Have you ever wondered about the people who made your favorite mug, shirt or chair? In Why Do We Have Things?, Rita Mehta of The American Edit and Erin Husted of Hackwith Design House interview the independent designers, artists, small business owners and creatives behind our favorite things.
Today’s guest is Kate Jennings, founder of Na Nin. Kate talks to Erin about her transition from school teacher to shop owner, the songs and memories that inspire her fragrance brand, and about building a thoughtful, responsible business.
Notes from the show:
“If you want to give advice to someone, hand it to them; don’t throw it at them.” – Kate Jennings, Na Nin Studio
Kate’s most recent purchase: Antwerp Coat by Atelier Delphine
Kate mentions wearing Young Frankk, a jewelry designer out of Richmond, VA
Book Kate is reading: The Good Girl by Mary Kubica
This American Life Episode where the host confronts her trolls: “If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say, SAY IT IN ALL CAPS”
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