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 Erin Dollar, the founder and maker of Cotton & Flax, a Los Angeles-based line of handmade textile home goods made using natural materials, including linen fabrics and eco-friendly water-based inks. Erin & Erin talk about sustainability – both in products and in business, building the right business for you, regardless of what the industry tells you you should do, and using social media for good – and to make real, meaningful connections.
Notes from the Show:
– Cotton & Flax
– Sumi ink painting
– The Object Enthusiast on Instagram | Laure Joliet on Instagram
– Erin’s upcoming class on Creative Live
– 10:04 by Ben Lerner
– American Gods by Neil Gaiman
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