My favorite product that I helped develop is…
It’s a toss-up – either the Major Scale Musical Wine Glasses or the My Life Story–So Far journal. Though both are appreciably different in what they represent – one is a thoughtful look back on one’s life and the other a fun way to spend a meal and/or drinks – they both took a great deal of consideration and care in terms of execution.I’m inspired by…
Those who have the conviction to think for themselves and make the right decisions.
My guilty pleasure is…
Everything artisanal (chocolate and coffee, specifically) that I consume – generally inefficient production but entirely worth it!
An uncommon fact about me…
I love durian. I hear this is uncommon.
My favorite place to eat in New York City is…
Singular is unfair. If I had to decide – brunch at Prime Meats in Carroll Gardens is a definite go-to.
When I’m not working I’m probably…
Listening to Freakonomics podcasts, reading up on longform.org articles, and driving north along the Hudson River (not simultaneously!).
Working at UncommonGoods I’ve learned…
Giving people a sense of ownership can inspire pride and effort like nothing else. That a company with a great mission can attract a lot of really smart, creative, and conscientious individuals.
If you could teleport to another location for 24 hours with no limitations, where would you go and what would you do?
Ticket for one? Probably wherever my fiancée is. We’d hang. For two? I’m transporting to North Shore Oahu. In addition to teleporting I’m also going to change the position of the Earth, make it winter there for extra big surf, eat spam musubi and observe.
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I would like to know if uncommonGoods except new product Idaes from outside of the company? If so I have two great new products that I have developed. Very different and unique food serving tray and a candleholder.
We do sell products that aren’t developed in-house. You can show our buyers your designs here: http://www.uncommongoods.com/designs
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Glass ceiling neckless should be larger./
Thanks for your feedback! I’ll pass it on to our Product Development team. Part of what we like about the Shattered Glass Ceiling necklace, though, is that it’s a subtle, everyday piece — partly thanks to its size. If you’re interested in more of a statement, you may want to check out our paperweight!