As enchanting as is the story of their company are their works of art. The couple, Jacqueline and George Schmidt, are illustrators and fine artists who also make delightful felt bowls of Scottish yarn that find their function in the essence of their sweet forms. Their silkscreen prints are of minimal fuss and maximal affection for the simplest forms nature has to offer—from flocks of birds to branches to elegant, elegiac coral.
After starting in design journalism at House & Garden and CNN, Jamie runs the International Design Awards festival, which rewards visionary international design. One University of Southern California MFA later, she maintains a steady fiction and dramatic writing habit.