Shops We Love: Quitokeeto
Founders: Heidi Swanson and Wayne Bremser
Launch Date: The first online pop up was in 2012
What It's All About: "I simply try to communicate my enthusiasm for the items we've decided to offer," Swanson says. "I shoot them at home or in our workplace, often in context of my own kitchen. I like natural materials, minimal lines, a bit of rustic-ness. I'm not big on fuss or pretense, and gravitate toward things that are beautifully crafted without being intentionally luxe-y."
Philosophy: "For anyone who has read that Marie Kondo book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up—we only want to share items that spark joy," Swanson says. "And for that to happen it's often a combination of care in production, design, usefulness, and charm."
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