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Creative Places, The Mission Statement and Craft Beer

Galleries, shops, storefronts, pubs - are all a reflection of their owners. The physical spaces of the mostly women artists where Compass Rose Design collections have landed are places of creative abandon, clever intuition, and endless possibility. I delight in the differing flavors of each - from urban chic to vintage elegance - each one is an experiential synergy of local creative forces worth entering and exploring.Last week at the birthday party of an old friend - I met an awesome and incredibly stylish woman arrived fresh off her bicycle - named Helene - of Culture Consumer who is also...

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