Most recently going on in the Uhuru workspace is the Kupe Line, made entirely out of reclaimed charred white oak bourbon barrels. "Kupe" is the Middle Dutch origin of "cooper". The barrels, however, hark from Bardstown, Kentucky—near the Louisville roots of Uhuru co-founder Jason Horvath, who just went back home to Kentucky to salvage thirty precious barrels.
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.