BIG THINGS AHEAD

BIG THINGS AHEAD: SARA

August 6, 2012
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Sara from Brown Paper Bag and I have been internet buddies for almost two years now. I had to do a quick dive into gmail archives to figure out when we first started corresponding- December 2010! With a penchant for all things paper and a loving commitment to her art community, Sara has built...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: ANNIE

March 30, 2012
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I have always been a big fan of the orchestra- the history of the music, the physical experience, all the beautiful instruments and the musicians! In the fall, I went to several performances at the SF Symphony in an attempt to try and figure out how to get more of my readers interested in...
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sarah dougherty, MFA!

March 7, 2012
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for those of you who have been following the blog for the past few years, you might remember my first ever BIG THINGS AHEAD interview with artist, sarah dougherty. nico and i went to north carolina in 2009 and stayed with sarah in greensboro, who was about to leave for los angeles to start her...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: MAX of ALL PLAID OUT

February 1, 2012
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max was all FIRM handshake and BIG smiles when we met in the fall, a charming guy with an incredibly flattering enthusiasm about BIG THINGS. we met at dose market in chicago via his partner, the absolutely lovely dosette, jessica herman. as one of the internet’s most style-savvy male bloggers, his blog, all plaid out, has esquire, the wall street...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: ANDREA & MEG of GOT A GIRL CRUSH

January 12, 2012
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back in october, andrea and a few friends stopped by my booth at the indie mart. they were really excited about the shop and i was flattered to find out that they recognized me from the refinery29 feature! they were my favorite customers of the day by far, definitely the happiest and just out...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: SASHA & MEATPAPER

January 5, 2012
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i’m excited to share the latest BTA interview with sasha wizansky, co-founder, editor-in-chief and art director of the cult art/food magazine, meatpaper! now on its 16th issue and 5th year, the quarterly journal has gained an international following. despite its name, meatpaper isn’t just for meat lovers- it exists as a starting point for a dialogue...
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new year, new you!

December 31, 2011
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HOLY SHIT 2011 IS OVER how the hell did that happen? this year was a brilliant one for us here at BIG THINGS and we want to thank you all for being a part of it! i wouldn’t be able run this blog without you reading, sharing your ideas, offering your friendship, and for...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: TRACEY

December 28, 2011
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i am constantly inspired by people who fight illness and still find energy to bring something positive and beautiful into the world. tracey is one of those people- a survivor of breast, liver and bone cancer, she decided to make caps for other patients and started selling them on etsy. i was searching for...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: ANNIE

November 28, 2011
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not sure how i can describe in words the joy that annie larson’s knitwear line, ALL, brings to me. i always thought that there was nothing better than a cozy, handmade sweater. warm, gentle, snuggly. but what about a cozy, handmade sweater with wacky patterns in a rainbow palette? how about a cactus pattern?...
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BIG THINGS AHEAD: JEN & EMILY of DULLDIAMOND

November 18, 2011
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the dullDiamond and BIG THINGS are long lost sisters! they’re from the midwest, i’m from the midwest. i love color, they love color! they obsessively like to rearrange objects and take pictures of them…and I DO THE SAME!!! i kept running across their happy photos of brightly beaded bracelets and necklaces, posed with rocks...
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