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Regional Craft Conference Takes Place in Columbus

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Over one hundred handmade business owners will be gathering in Columbus for the Midwest Craft Caucus taking place next month. This grassroots event was designed to foster the growth and sustainability of crafting businesses, and will help those business owners with strategies on business foundation, identifying target audiences, and online business development. Scheduled for June […]

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At Work: Handcrafted Printing at Igloo Letterpress

Anne Evans Anne Evans

I recently had the opportunity to visit Allison Chapman at her Igloo Letterpress studio and chat with her about her business and some of the things she likes about Columbus. When she and her husband moved here from Minnesota a few years ago, they made the decision to go to a one car household. That’s […]

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Igloo Letterpress Anniversary Bazaar This Saturday

 Alexandra Kelley Fox

Igloo Letterpress will celebrate one year of business in Columbus with an Anniversary Bazaar this Saturday, September 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the front parking lot of its Worthington studio. Participating local vendors of this first-ever marketplace event include Alison Rose Tees, Anne Holman Jewelry Design, Bethany Lesko, Flamestitch, Just A Jar […]


New Studio Offers DIY Letterpress And Bookbinding

 Alexandra Kelley Fox New Studio Offers DIY Letterpress And Bookbinding

Allison Chapman has an unshakable sense of community. She moved to Columbus last year from Minnesota, gave birth to her second child a week later, and immediately began the process of transitioning her beloved printing business to Ohio. Along the way she immersed herself in local craft culture and tried to meet as many independent […]


North Market Expands Artisan Sundays

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Press Release: We can’t help it. Supporting small, independent local businesses is just in our DNA here at the North Market. So not only are we bringing back Artisan Sundays on the first Sunday of every month from May through October, but we’ve added local artisans and crafters on the third Sunday as well! Now […]


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