The 8 Ball: Sarah Nsikak, La Réunion

Jan 02 2021 Filed in: Jaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

Sarah’s goal with La Réunion has always been to share Africa-inspired artwork with sustainability at the forefront. The capsule of Patchwork Dresses made by Sarah for Covet + Lou were created at a time when the coronavirus hit especially hard in New York City. Sarah asked herself, “what can I make that will make me feel good in a time where that seems impossible?”

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The 8 Ball: Dina Nur Satti

Dec 28 2020 Filed in: Jaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

Dina Satti is interested in how art can be a conduit for communal healing and transcendence. Her own art, consisting of ceramic work, is deeply inspired by her upbringing- her cultures and heritage. Dina is originally from Sudan and Somalia, raised in France and Kenya, and now Brooklyn-based. Her ceramic work, from the Zir Vessel to the Baobab Bowl, are based in history and symbols drawing inspiration from plants and the traditional shapes from Africa. Join us in welcoming Nur Ceramics to Covet + Lou.

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The 8 Ball: Donna Wilson

Oct 28 2020 Filed in: Jaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

Weird and whimsical, Donna Wilson's knitted creatures are grounded in a dedication craftsmanship. Donna talks to us from her East London Studio about nurturing curiosity through craft.

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The 8 Ball: Beatrice Valenzuela

Oct 19 2020 Filed in: Jaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

We chat with Beatrice Valenzuela, the woman behind everyone’s favorite, the Sandalia. Cautious excitement for the fashion world, a homemade crepe with fried eggs and prosciutto, and 90s films. It’s all here.

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The 8 Ball: Breighl Robbins of Ebi

Oct 03 2020 Filed in: ApothecaryJaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

“We have to mother ourselves well in order to mother others well.” Meet Boston based Breighl Robbins, CEO + Founder of Ebi. Ebi supports healthy postpartum experiences for new mothers. Ebi makes self-care during the postpartum period approachable and safe with high quality and nourishing ingredients to support well-being for all.

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The 8 Ball: Peter Sheldon of Sheldon Ceramics

Aug 06 2020 Filed in: HomeJaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

Berry Colanders, Mixing Pour Bowls, and Farmhouse Pitchers. These are some of the simple, beautiful, and handmade ceramics from Sheldon Ceramics that we’ve welcomed to Covet + Lou. Meet Peter Sheldon, the man behind the studio.

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The 8 Ball: Ozohu Adoh, Epara Skincare

Jul 11 2020 Filed in: ApothecaryJaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

Epara means "to cocoon oneself" in the Nigerian dialect of Ebira. Epara skincare products wrap, or cocoon, you in all-natural luxury. Founder and CEO, Ozohu Adoh, tells us why Epara was started, some of the inspiring ingredients in building the line, her recommended skincare advice, and more.

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The 8 Ball: Raina Lee

May 23 2020 Filed in: HomeJaimie FitzgeraldRaina LeeThe 8 Ball

Los Angeles based ceramicist, Raina Lee, tells us about her treehouse studio and the turmeric ginger golden latte she has been making for herself lately.

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The 8 Ball: Minh Singer

May 18 2020 Filed in: HomeJaimie FitzgeraldThe 8 Ball

“Sometimes I make the mini pots with my eyes closed so that they feel lovely to hold.” Brooklyn based ceramicist, Minh Singer, tells us how each ceramic she makes is so special.

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The 8 Ball: Karen Mordechai

Apr 25 2020 Filed in: ILĀJaimie FitzgeraldPantryThe 8 Ball

ILĀ is a collection of essential ingredients for your kitchen and home, each ingredient rich in its own history and tradition, to be used in concert to create new meals and memories. Founder Karen Mordechai sources ingredients from farms, purveyors, and artisans around the globe with care and purpose. She talks to us about food as the backbone of immigrant traditions, the starting of Sunday Suppers, her pantry staples, and her recipe for Dark Chocolate Olive Oil Cake.

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