It’s been awhile since I’ve shared an replace about what’s taking place over at Casa Zuma. The explanation? Effectively, seems that operating a direct-to-consumer merchandise model whereas additionally operating this web site makes for a actually busy schedule. It doesn’t go away as a lot time as I’d like for reflection—however a lot has been taking place behind the scenes that I needed to pop in and share just a few spring updates with you guys.
First, a fast recap of the final 5 months since launch—it’s been a whirlwind. I’ve met numerous unimaginable makers and artists, packed lots of of orders with our group, designed packaging, acted as product designer/chief advertising and marketing officer/customer support rep—it’s been a loopy busy time however so inspiring and enjoyable. I dove in headfirst, and although it typically appears like a lot, I additionally really feel like I’m proper the place I should be.
Do we’ve got all of it discovered? Not even shut—however my intention for this model is to deliver you guys essentially the most particular, inspiring, artistic items that elevate your on a regular basis. And that pursuit has meant that, at occasions, I’ve needed to let go of perfection, realizing that we’ll preserve dialing it in as we go. As with every new enterprise, it’s required a variety of persistence and studying to belief the method. One of many largest challenges of working with handmade items from nations around the globe is that lead occasions could be lengthy—we’re working immediately with our artisans to design and develop new items which are unique to Casa Zuma, so the journey from idea to really having the product in hand is a months-long course of.
SO, the merchandise in our spring assortment are gadgets I’ve been engaged on and ready for for months, and I can’t wait to lastly present you! Listed below are my high 5 picks from our spring assortment. Head over to CasaZuma.com to buy all of them at this time.
Discovered Dough Bowls
I’ve collected classic wood dough bowls myself for years, and so they’re one of many gadgets in my residence you guys ask me about on a regular basis. So, I’m thrilled to lastly deliver you these one-of-a-kind hand-carved dough bowls product of reclaimed wooden. I take advantage of this as a catch-all for keys within the entryway, or I fill it with citrus for a easy centerpiece. That is the time to embrace a wabi-sabi aesthetic—each single certainly one of these is totally different, so embrace the component of shock!
Sharing Bowl (get on the waitlist!)
Our new ceramic serving bowl was impressed by the one I take advantage of virtually each night time on the dinner desk for grains or roasted veggies, served family-style. Handmade in Los Angeles by our mates at LA Clay, it’s completely sized for sharing any aspect dish. These are actually particular with a lovely speckling within the glaze that I simply adore. They’re coming quickly—so remember to hit the “notify when out there” button to be the primary to buy.
Linen Desk Throw in “Pure Sand”
Meet the latest colour in our extremely widespread linen desk throw: Pure Sand (aka my new favourite!) It’s ethically-made in Lithuania of heavyweight linen, and we designed it to toss casually over any-sized desk. I often embrace the linen’s pure wrinkles for a glance that’s laid again and by no means fussy.
Solstice Mugs (get on the waitlist!)
Aaah I’ve been ready to share our latest mug with you guys! Our first mug offered out extremely quick, so I couldn’t be extra excited to share the latest in our assortment, The Solstice Mug. Thrown by hand in Los Angeles by our mates at LA Clay, that is the comfortable, no-handle mug I attain for to begin (or finish) my day—it’s simply good. I even use the giant dimension as a pen holder on my desk! These are coming quickly—so remember to hit the “notify when out there” button to be the primary to buy.
Sabré Flatware in Ivory
Because you guys love our teak flatware as a lot as I do, I’ve been dying to introduce a brand new colour to the gathering—meet our new Ivory Sabré Flatware! These are made in France, and for these of you who can’t fairly get on board with a wood-handle silverware set, this sturdy acrylic deal with is for you. They arrive in a set of 4 (one full place setting), and embody the informal method to setting the desk that’s so my vibe.