Stojo Stories

Get outdoors!

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Even with all the concrete in New York, you can smell it in the air—spring has arrived! Is it just us, or does the arrival of this spring feel so much more exciting than all the ones before it? There’s a lot to look forward to in the coming months, and getting outside is just one of them. 

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Person to Follow: Tyler Chanel

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Tyler Chanel’s blog Thrifts and Tangles is a repository of knowledge and inspiration on sustainability, thrifting, and living one’s best ethical, sustainable life. Her blog includes valuable resources such as an Ethical Brand Directory, a free thrifting guide, and articles that range from natural hair tips to eco-friendly school supplies. We caught up with Tyler to learn how she went from thrifting in Goodwill with her mom to launching her ethical lifestyle platform. 

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Defining great design

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When it comes to design, from fashion to graphic design that snags our attention, most people have their opinions. But how do we know if a piece of design is good or bad? What are the metrics? Today, we’re going to be talking about three principles to help you understand the visual world around you.

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Brands We Love: Wooj Design

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Sean Kim’s Wavy Lamps are like delicate alien creatures lighting up your room with their soft glow. They’re both a covetable design object and an experiment in sustainability and manufacturing. Sean makes the lamps out of a bioplastic made from agricultural products and 3D prints them in his own home. What started as a side project to replace a torn Noguchi lamp shade evolved into a full-fledged small practice exploring production and design in a low-waste and agile way.

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Stojo Design 201: The Stojo Bowl

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When we first started working on the Stojo Bowl, we had visions of this being your go-to on-the-go solution. Eventually, we thought “wait- we need this product in our home too”. Cuz we don’t know about you, but our container cupboards are a complete MESS!

Well, messy cupboard no more. We’re bringing you portable, stackable, nestable, collapsible food storage containers (or as our team like to call it… wizardry!)

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