Object: Mighty Michelle Shopper ($11.99)
Location: Essene, 4th b/t Bainbridge and Monroe sts.
Background: The bag is made by Blue Q, a Pittsfield, Mass. novelty designer/manufacturer that produces bags, tin banks, lamps, hand sanitizer, and lots more, including a pack of “I Kissed A Republican… Read morePin It
Object: Philadelphia neighborhood posters
Location: poster shop on 4th street between South and Bainbridge sts.
Background: The one on the right is the Philadelphia version of Ork’s City Neighborhood poster series. Chicago-based designer Jenny Beorkrem quit her day job and started Ork when her Chicago neighborhood poster … Read more
Object: Revolution Furniture’s JHG + AWD stool
Location: Jesse Gerard’s apartment
Background: I wrote about Jesse Gerard for “Making It” in the Philadelphia Inquirer. Gerard now makes custom, limited edition speakers under the label Carrot Grant. (He and his speakers were one of two Pennsylvania makers … Read morePin It