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Makers we love: Bombabird

Chelsea Erdner is the artist behind Bombabird Ceramics.  Read on to learn how she found her way to ceramics and was able to create a full-time business that she loves. Maker: Chelsea Erdner, artist and owner of Bombabird Ceramics. Neighborhood: I live in Regent Square near the edge of Wilkinsburg. Tell us about your brand … More Makers we love: Bombabird

Makers we love: Steel City Salt Company

John and Candy the makers behind Steel City Salt Company believe that salt is more than just salt.  Read about how inspiration from his Italian grandfather led to John’s discovery of salts from different regions of the world. Makers: My full name is John Tarallo and along with my wife Candy Tarallo we both own … More Makers we love: Steel City Salt Company

Makers we love: Audra Azoury

Audra Azoury designs and makes her Pittsburgh inspired unisex jewelry and gifts.  Read about how Fallingwater sparked her inspiration, and learn about her family’s roots in Mount Washington. Maker: Audra Azoury, Owner/Designer Neighborhood: I grew up in Green Tree, lived in Brookline for over 13 years and am now in Peters Township. Interesting fact: My … More Makers we love: Audra Azoury

Makers we love: OTTO FINN

Meet our next Maker we love, Rona Chang of OTTO FINN.  Learn about how Rona’s using her printmaking background to create quality products with enduring character for kids and the home. Maker: Rona Chang, principle textile & pattern designer, maker, and chief operations manager. Neighborhood: OTTO FINN is located at Radiant Hall in Lawrenceville and … More Makers we love: OTTO FINN

Makers we love: Plant Lady Wannabe

Here is another maker duo we are happy to feature, Plant Lady Wannabe. They are a mother/daughter team, who utilize their family hobby of crocheting to create adorable spiky yarn cacti. Makers: Annie Perri Cole & Bridget Perri Neighborhood: We both live in Moon Township. Tell us about your brand and why it’s the best … More Makers we love: Plant Lady Wannabe

Makers we love: Commonwealth Press

Check out our next makers we love, Commonwealth Press. We are huge fans of Dan and Shannon, and the way they mix hard work, community support, and Pittsburgh pride. They said it best, “…all of our work is Pittsburgh proud – and covers the solid, hardworking, salt of the earth spirit that our fair city … More Makers we love: Commonwealth Press

Makers we love: strawberryluna

Our next featured makers are another dynamic duo, Allison and Craig are the artists behind strawberryluna.  If you don’t know them by name, there’s a good chance you’ve seen their iconic City Of Bridges print.  Read more to learn about the spirit of how they approach their work and why they love the burgh. Makers: … More Makers we love: strawberryluna

Makers we love: Lovett Sundries

We have been talking a lot about supporting our local makers so we couldn’t wait to start sharing who they are with you. First up, is Lovett Sundries Makers: Jeff Lovett and Marit Aagaard: Owners, Lovett Sundries Neighborhood: We are a family company working out of Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania. Tell us about your brand and why it’s … More Makers we love: Lovett Sundries