Claire is a ceramicist who turns her illustrations into clay sculptures, creating very detailed vignettes filled with her unique characters. Her tiny sculptures tell stories and invite you to examine every little beautiful detail.
Molly is a Pilates instructor and studio manager of one of the hottest Pilates studio in Chicago - Flex Pilates. She takes on a creative approach to fitness and movement, inspiring her clients to live their best fit and active life.
Chuck is a Chicago-based videographer and filmmaker, and a co-founder of a production company: MOST Visual. He works with countless organizations, agencies, brands and makers, telling thoughtful visual stories captured with his artistic eye.
Shelby is a Chicago-based painter and commercial artist, and a founder of a small hand-painted sign business Finer Signs, specializing in hand lettering, design, illustration and murals. This passionate badass girlboss has developed a unique style in a very male-dominated field, delivering amazing work, often in challenging conditions and doing it with a big smile on her face.
This Chicago-based artist is best known for her illustrations, paintings, animations and lately her clay sculptures. In her pieces she explores a positive notion of community and adventure, a sense of playful connection with each other and with the dreamlike surrounding. Her depiction of a relaxed and content woman is so calming and easy to look at, you can't help but smile every time you see her work.
If you ever doubt that Chicago has great coffee, visit Ryan at Sawada Coffee. His military latte is not only the most visually stunning combination of matcha and espresso, but it also consistently tastes amazing. He creates liquid art in a cup that you'll be reluctant to ruin with a sip.
Elizabeth is a florist and the owner of Asrai Garden - a special gem in Bucktown Chicago that's not your average flower shop. She has a unique talent to combine whimsical, seductive and mystical in an unpretentious way. Her carefully curated shop is always a favorite place to visit.
When you look at Chelli's meticulous creations, it's hard to believe she crafts each one of them by hand at her Chicago studio. Her luxurious leather bags are elegant but edgy, minimal but so rich in beautifully finished details. She's a founder of CHC - a leather goods brand, a giving company, focused on conscious consumerism.