Archive | Shop Happenings

What We’re Up Against…

That time when a company that claims to design new Christmas sh*t for Target and Walmart brings an entire tour group of design employees through your shop to ‘find inspiration’ and you make a point to actively engage the company’s bosses in a conversation about Junket’s goal of driving down demand for unnecessary new product/garbage/sh*t […]

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Proud Mama

The #jrshopkeeper kept it real tonight– prepping a shelter (complete with sleeping mat and a welcome note) outside the shop, and then offering a carefully prepared and heartfelt speech (complete with audience engagement) to a roomful of people during our fourth birthday celebration this evening… #proudmama #shoplife #innovation #sherockedit

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The Week in (P)review…

We’ve spent the last week getting our back-of-house zones ready for both a crazy-fun holiday season and to support more in-house (re)making and (re)manufacturing… In order to have working space and storage for raw materials and a system that enables more than one or two people to find project supplies (and more than one or […]

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It’s great to be eight!

Guys, not only did this kid muscle through a full day at the shop today, but she insisted on bringing in the outdoor display all by herself (requiring my help only for four items she wasn’t able to physically maneuver on her own). Incidentally, she took her first shop phone call today, as well (and […]

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