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Shop Talk: Oakmond Design Offers High-End, Custom Furniture

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Oakmond Design Offers High-End, Custom Furniture

Oakmond Design, owned and operated by Clay Ungashick, offers high-end, custom furniture. The company specializes in woodworking, metal ironwork and concrete. Ungashick got a hands-on education in woodworking by working alongside his grandfather in his woodshop from a young age. As his skills grew, he knew he wanted to pursue a career that would meld […]

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Shop Talk: Groovy Plants Ranch an Oasis of Houseplants, Cacti & Succulents

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Groovy Plants Ranch an Oasis of Houseplants, Cacti & Succulents

Groovy Plants Ranch, located at 4140 County Rd 15 in Maregno, is a one-stop-shop for all things plants. In addition to their massive selection of plants and ceramics, their knowledgeable staff is ready to answer any questions and make sure you know how to care for your plant before you take it home. Owners Jared […]

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Shop Talk: Salvaged Wood Finds New Life with Urbn Timber

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Salvaged Wood Finds New Life with Urbn Timber

Urbn Timber was started in a warehouse on the South Side of Columbus in 2016 by three friends. Tyler Sirak, Tyler Hillyard and Treg Sherman combined their furniture making and entrepreneurial skills to launch an eco-friendly woodshop that sources salvaged wood for its creations. After two years, they outgrew their space and moved a few […]

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Shop Talk: Vintage Co-Op Opens in Clintonville

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Vintage Co-Op Opens in Clintonville

Earlier this month, The Little Light Collective opened its doors at 3041 Indianola Ave. in Clintonville. As a vintage co-op, the shop is a 2,500 square foot treasure hunt of vintage, handmade, and unique finds. April Rhodes, whom you might know from her fabric design collections and influence on her mom’s sewing shop, Sew to […]

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Shop Talk: Quincy General Store Offers Contactless Plant Delivery

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Quincy General Store Offers Contactless Plant Delivery

When Kate Block was furloughed from her corporate job at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, she knew she needed something to do to keep busy. She used her time at home to turn her passion for plants into a business, Quincy General Store. Block has always had an interest in plants, and credits it […]

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Shop Talk: Swoon Rugs Offers Vintage and Sustainable Rugs and Home Decor

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Swoon Rugs Offers Vintage and Sustainable Rugs and Home Decor

Swoon Rugs, located at 51 Kingston Ave. on the South Side, has been offering vintage and sustainable rugs in Columbus since early 2019. Originally launched in 2016 in Kentucky in the home of owner Tabi Mund, Swoon Rugs moved to Columbus when Mund relocated to the area for her husband’s job. Mund studied interior design […]

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Shop Talk: Local Apparel Brand Offers Gender Equal Clothing

Randi Walle Randi Walle Shop Talk: Local Apparel Brand Offers Gender Equal Clothing

Passionate about filling a perceived hole in the market, clothing company Olly Awake offers gender equal clothing. Founder Kevin Terry Smith and designer Celeste Malvar-Stewart teamed up to create the brand, and together they are making and selling articles of clothing that redefine fashion gender types, while also asking consumers to rethink their own preconceived […]

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