Jesse James, Founder of Aesthetic Movement and Co-Founder of SHOPPE OBJECT, was just named a 2019 Gifted Mover & Shaker by Gifts and Decorative Accessories. In the interview, conducted by Lenise Wills, James talks about the origins of Shoppe Object, the motivations behind it, and what the future holds. Keep reading for the full interview, below!
Join us in Las Vegas for the 2019 Summer Gift & Home Market. We’ll be featuring new product from some of your favorite Aesthetic Movement brands as well as introducing 6 new lines: govino, Herschel, The Rise and Fall, Coco Chocolatier, Floramye, and Square Trade Goods co. See below for more details.
Join us in Atlanta for the 2019 International Gift & Home Furnishings Market. We’ll be showcasing new product from some of your favorite Aesthetic Movement brands as well as introducing 6 new lines: govino, Herschel, The Rise and Fall, Coco Chocolatier, Floramye, and Square Trade Goods co. See below for more details.
Commerce Goods + Supply is a luxury retail experience that celebrates the rich history and storied makers of Texas. It is located on the street level of the historic Adolphus Hotel in Dallas’s downtown shopping district and is home to a highly selective mix of artisan goods sourced from designers and makers located down the block and around the world. See below for more on Commerce and our Q&A with store curator, Christine Visneau.
Join us in Los Angeles for LA Market Week. We’ll be featuring new product from some of your favorite Aesthetic Movement brands as well as showcasing new lines like New York Stoneware, Djeco, Alterra Pure, and Third Drawer Down. See below for more details.
Join us in New York, February 23-25, at Designers & Agents. We'll be on the 14th floor at Canoe Studios, showing the Fall 2019 collection from Injiri and Sibilia. See below for a preview of the new collections.
Evolved out of an exploration in tapestry weaving, MINNA’s designs are informed and inspired by Feminist art, the Bauhaus, traditional craft, and vintage textiles. Employing a cottage industry approach, MINNA partners with master weavers and artisan collectives in Mexico, Guatemala, and Uruguay. In June 2017 the brand opened a store on Warren Street in Hudson, New York. In addition to selling the MINNA line, the store offers wares from plenty of other admired brands.
We spoke with Founder & Creative Director, Sara Berks, about her start in Graphic Design at SVA and the journey that brought MINNA to life. Below, read our talk with Sara and tour the MINNA storefront.
This month, Tableware Today published a personal essay written by Aesthetic Movement’s Founder and Creative Director, Jesse James. The piece focuses on the origins of James’s career path, tracing back to his childhood memories, including the mis-matched dishes that colored the early days at his family's beloved Chicago restaurant, the Heartland Café.
Join us in Las Vegas for the 2019 Winter Gift & Home Market. We’ll be featuring new product from some of your favorite Aesthetic Movement brands as well as showcasing new lines like New York Stoneware, Djeco, Alterra Pure, and Third Drawer Down. See below for more details.
A new year is the perfect reason to get organized, starting with the desk. Kick off 2019 by stocking up on our hand picked selection of thoughtful tools and accessories, guaranteed to inspire productivity. Follow the link below to see the full collection. For more desk inspiration or to place an order, please contact your A/M Sales Associate or email us at email@example.com.
Join us in Atlanta n for the 2019 Winter Gift, Home Furnishings, and Holiday Market. We’ll be showcasing new product from some of your favorite Aesthetic Movement brands as well as introducing a few new lines like New York Stoneware, Djeco, and Alterra Pure . See below for more details.
In a recent Gift Guide, Luxe Stationery Gift Ideas for Beginners and Experts, Vanity Fair featured A/M Partners, Wms & Co., and their Cast Bronze Octagonal Custom Rubber Stamp. Follow the link to read the article in full, which includes a contribution from A/M Co-Founder and NYC Sales Associate, Kostas Anagnopoulos.
That’s right — Spring/Summer trade season is just around the corner! And while we’re all in the midst of holiday madness, it’s time to make plans to hit the road in 2019. We couldn’t wait to show you what we have in store for the new year, so we decided not to! Look forward to new products, new vendors - like the Bronx-based New York Stoneware (pictured above), and an expanded edition of our very own New York show — Shoppe Object. Below, you’ll find a list of our show dates and a selection of exciting introductions for 2019. See you soon!
The Holiday shopping season is upon us and now is the perfect time to stock up for the coming month. Below is a selection of best-selling items from Aesthetic Movement brands that make great last-minute gifts, all in-stock and ready to ship! For a larger selection of in-stock items or to place an order, please contact your A/M Sales Associate or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to place an order.
Join us for SO HOLIDAY, a three day, retail experience from our friends at SHOPPE OBJECT at an expansive lounge-like setting within Brooklyn's Industry City! Engage with and shop our amazing community of brands, designers, and makers featuring new product launches, exclusive offerings, one-offs, discounted items, overage and samples! There will also be experiential moments, including modern wreath-making workshops, a festive bar, gift-wrapping, great food and music. Ring in the spirit at this lively, curated shopping event featuring some of the best offerings for the gifting season. Click the link below for more info.
Since opening in 2003, Sprout has grown to become a recognizable brand with multiple locations in Brooklyn and Chicago. Initially a specialty plant shop offering a small selection of household wares, both Sprout locations now include neighboring storefronts focusing primarily on kitchen and table. See below for more on Sprout and our Q&A with founder, Tara Heibel.
We’re pleased to announce the release of “Minding the Store,” a Fishs Eddy memoir. Those familiar with the iconic New York City store and Aesthetic Movement wholesale partner, have come to love Fishs Eddy for their playful reimaginations of vintage dishware. Now, learn the story behind the store in this new, fully illustrated, graphic memoir. Available for purchase via Workman Publishing. Follow the link below for more.
In August of 2018, Aesthetic Movement and the creators of Capsule launched Shoppe Object — the new, semi-annual independent trade show for the home and gift industry. The A/M Studio created a visual strategy that would communicate the event’s fresh, collective approach to the trade show experience, seeking to attract a community of visionary brands and retailers. See below for more on the project!
One of our favorite New York based stockists, Stella, is celebrating 17 years of offering exquisite textiles and home furnishings to New York City and beyond. In honor of this celebration, they’re teaming up with Sierra Steifman, founder of Poppies & Posies and The Floral Society, who will be hosting a very special floral arrangement workshop at the Tribeca storefront. Click below for more details and images from previous workshops!
From blowtorch to paintbrush, Fernanda Sibilia has been manipulating metals for years: first at Argentina’s prestigious Escuela Municipal de Joyeria, and thereafter for her namesake jewelry line, established in 1996. The Aesthetic Movement partner recently upgraded to a large new studio and workshop in the La Paternal neighborhood of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Below Fernanda shares with A/M some details about the new space, and the process behind developing her unique products.
It’s October! With the November 6 midterm elections just around the corner, it’s never been more important to exercise your right to vote. Spread the word, and encourage others to use their voice. The time is now. Together we can make a difference.
Join us in Los Angeles, October 8-10, at Designers & Agents. We'll be on the 3rd floor of the New Mart Building, showing the Spring/Summer 2019 collection from Injiri. Our full LA showroom will also be open to all buyers, appointment are recommended. See below for a preview of the new collection and more details!
The 2018 holiday season is right around the corner and the time to begin preparing your store for this year’s flurry of shoppers is now! If you’re looking for ideas on what to stock for the coming months, follow the link for A/M’s selections of the most giftable holiday items.
Join us in New York, September 13-15, at Designers & Agents. We'll be on the 14th floor at Canoe Studios, showing the Spring/Summer 2019 collection from Injiri. See below for a preview of the new collection.
The latest spacial design project from the Aesthetic Movement Studio is a hidden retreat, high in the Catskills, that mixes the rustic experience of camping with the style and cuisine of a chic and intimate hotel. Click the link below to see more!