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The Evolution of a Creative Entrepreneur-Persons of Interest

July 2013 |

Do you need previous experience to make your vision happen? While it’s great to have when embarking on a new venture, in the right circumstances, it’s only secondary. For Steve Marks it wasn’t so much about experience as it was … Read More

Create Your Own Brand with Matt Southerland

July 2013 |

At Persons of Interest (Carroll Gardens location) we met Matt Southerland. The very first barber Steve hired, Matt was born in Sheepshead Bay and has been in the barber business since he was 18.

 Hella motivated Matt has … Read More

Meet an Artist from 35 Claver Place

July 2013 |

You might pass it by everyday and not even notice it if you live by the Franklin Ave. C stop, but the truth is 35 Claver Place is a building in Bed-Stuy that serves as living/work space for visual, and … Read More

Risking It All for All the Beauty of It

June 2013 |

Creating something out of nothing is scary. What do you risk and how much? Don’t ask Katie Chang owner of the Williamsburg beauty boutique Miomia. She’s comfortable with risk. She quit her corporate job, moved to Brooklyn and opened Miomia … Read More

Push Culture Meets Art in Billy Burg

June 2013 |

Bustin Boards is a fixture in the New York City push culture. And they’re growing. When we first met the longboarding company some years ago they only had the one store on Grand Avenue in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Now … Read More

Creatives Anonymous

June 2013 |

Creatives Anonymous Help for Creatives and Those Who Love Them

Making money, building your empire can be daunting work so who wants to come home to another set of problems? To avoid that it’s best if you create relationships that … Read More

The Evolution of a Creative Entrepreneur -Hickies

June 2013 |

Kickstarter goal of $25,000 met in 3 days. Campaign goes on to net almost $135,000 more for a total of $160,000.

Who says no to that? As it turns out investors, factories, and retailers.

As entrepreneurs … Read More

What MKG, HUGE and 99U Have In Common With Mother’s Day

May 2013 |

Scrolling through my Twitter feed I noticed the logo of a few brands used the color pink. What struck me the most was that all three were in similar industries; two are digital agencies, MKG and HUGE, and the … Read More

Evolution of a Creative Entrepreneur- Brooklyn Kolache Co.

May 2013 |

NYC, and by extension Brooklyn had it all-except for one thing. “I’m originally from Austin, Texas. I moved to NYC in 2004,” said Autumn Stanford. During that move this Texas-born gal gained a city and lost a familiar food- the … Read More

How the Williamsburg Seamster Comes Out on Top

May 2013 |

Brands are not reserved for companies with expensive ad campaigns and Super Bowl commercials. With a unique take in an established industry perhaps nobody can demonstrate that better than Nayantara Banerjee aka The Williamsburg Seamster. You’ve read about her in Refinery … Read More