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Thanks to soundbars and karaoke machines, home entertainment is a lot more advanced than what it used to be. Moment is enhancing that experience even more by creating the world’s first soundbar with essentially an unlimited karaoke song library. This is achieved by having direct integration with any of the…

September 28, 2015

Jonas Ketterle, founder of Firefly Chocolate

Jonas Ketterle has everything you could ask from a modern engineer but his passion lied somewhere else. Guess that one trip to Oaxaca, Mexico was the turning point of his career graph. It was during his stay in Teotitlán del Valle, a Zapotec town…

By Madhurima Nag on September 22, 2015

Alana Little, founder of Make Pie Not War

Life becomes fun and more enjoyable if you learn how to live like a free soul and Alana Little discovered her path to this side of life way back in 2007. Her degrees in accountancy and fashion design…

By Peter Chang, September 20, 2015

Nomiku CEO Lisa Fetterman demoing the Nomiku at the Nomiku HQ in San Francisco, CA

Want to cook like a pro but don’t want to spend the time to learn cooking? it may seem impossible but with the Nomiku immersion circulator it may be actually easy to do. Top chefs have long been keeping a secret in the professional…

by Peter Chang, September 7, 2015

Michael Ammon (right) and fellow artist Julian Watts (left) at the workshop in the Dog Patch, San Francisco, CA

With his family originally in metalworking business, Michael Ammon picked up woodworking in his mid 20’s as an apprentice for Cottage Table, a San Francisco-based company that have been hand-making wooden dining tables for over 30 years. He hasn’t looked back and eventually became…

by Peter Chang, August 20, 2015

Tawny, owner of Sundrop Jewelry, stands by her giant magnifying glass on a bright sunny day in Berekley

This giant apparatus is not something used in a magic show, although some may say these sundrops are indeed magical! The process for creating the droplet shape that is the basis for these beautiful earring is truly amazing. It is done by using a…

By Peter Chang, August 13, 2015

What happens when you want a particular painting that doesn’t fall into your budget? Paint it yourself, of course! that’s what Amanda Byrd did about a year ago when she couldn’t find a painting under $60. Impressively she taught herself to paint by tracing…

Wit & Whistle is an online store loaded with amazing paper goods. We couldn’t stop ourselves from interacting with founder Amanda Wright and here’s what the tete-a-tete was like.

1. What made you come up with an idea of starting up Wit and Whistle? Please share the story with us.

by Peter Chang, July 31, 2015

Design power-couple Dave and Cher at their studio in Oakland, CA

When I first saw the work of David and Cheryl, I was drawn right away into the simple yet naturally pleasant designs. We’ve talked to several ceramics artists as well as those in woodworking, but the combination of the two disciplines was a refreshing…


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