Jo Pearson is textiles mistress at a prestige girls' school. She lives with a small dog and a couple of eloquent cats. A collector of textiles, paper, cobwebs and bits and bobs, Jo recently knocked out a wall just to make everything fit better. She designs and makes homewares and has been making, exhibiting and selling her original designs in New Zealand and Australia for 15 years.
Jess Soutar Barron is a public relations hack who works for a branding agency in Port Ahuriri. She lives with a pet husband and a gaggle of unruly children. Jess is interested in the business of the handmade, the experiences of craft 'audiences', and the branding and marketing of craft and design. She also keeps the wheels turning as she never sleeps.
Collaboration is the key. Jo and Jess work with a talented group of artisans to bring you the wares you see in this shop. Questions please.