Interview: Article Furniture Co-Founder and COO Andy Prochazka

This direct-to-consumer brand utilizes technology and design to disrupt its industry

When four engineers (longtime friends and successful serial entrepreneurs) founded the direct-to-consumer brand Article in 2013, their first intention was to eradicate unnecessary supply chain costs, then to make high-quality furniture affordable and ultimately to let people make beautiful spaces easily. In order to do so, this hybrid tech/design company (headquartered in Vancouver) established a warehouse and distribution network across North America. The Article origin …

Communitea Art Store Raises Money for London Chinese Community Centre

In partnership with Roomfifty, Communitea—an online marketplace raising funds for the London Chinese Community Centre—has launched, with tea-centric prints by 55 artists and designers available from £20 each. The team decided on the tea theme not only because of its importance in Chinese culture, but also because it “encourages people to come together, chat and learn more about one another,” Jenny Brewer writes for It’s …

Holiday Gift Guides 2020: Last Minute

All types of presents for all types of people, for those in a hurry

Whether it’s the holidays, a birthday or an anniversary, important dates seem to sneak up on us every year. Suddenly, the time to shop for gifts is slim and the opportunities to stress are bountiful. Time is of the essence right now and, more than shopping, we would like to encourage our readers to spend some moments (albeit virtually for many) with your favorite people …