When Lauren Noel enters a room, you know it. As the founder and namesake of her business, Ladynoel Designs, the Florida native creates pop-inspired images filled with color and bold lines in her new Cleveland Heights home studio. It's easy to see that her loving nature and bright personality flow through her work. Lauren pulses passion into every piece she creates, whether it's painted or printed. After living in Ohio for just one year, she has already made her mark on so much of the Cleveland creative community... from her Autism education benefit and show of paintings created collaboratively with her son, to our reeducation through her ABCs of epic ladies print series. Follow along in out Maker Series below to learn more about the who, what, when, where, why, and how behind Lauren Noel's products!Read More
Every month our favorite Flea vendors set sail and plan their return to port Tyler to celebrate their new collections, creations, and new found treasures. In addition to our staple vendors we all love and come out to support each month, are our new vendors! Check back here every month to find out who will be joining our CLE Flea Fleet!
***We had so many new vendors this May that we busted-up the new vendors into two posts. Last, but not least: handmade and vintage!***
Where there's a city, there's bound to be crime. Thankfully, there are usually more than a few artists, too. Deanna Dionne, the graphic designer-turned-jeweler behind Cleveland Street Glass, is one such urban maker. You could say that she knows an opportunity when she sees one: after her own car was vandalized she made light of the circumstances by developing a business that takes debris from similar situations and turns it into rings, necklaces, earrings, bracelets, and brooches. Since her business' conception Deanna has created hundreds of custom jewelry pieces from Cleveland's streets . Read on for insight into how she is beautifying Cleveland one break-in at a time.Read More