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Meet BRIKA: Nadine D’Elia, Merchandising Assistant

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Nadine lives and breathes fashion and trends, as evidenced by the fact that she is easily the most stylish person at the BRIKA office, managing to look put together on any given day (which, let's face it, is no small feat). Naturally, her finger-on-the-pulse instinct on everything shopping and sartorial related goes hand in hand with her post as Merchandising Assistant, where she actively scouts new talent in the Maker community, analyzes URL and IRL retail trends and ensures BRIKA stays on top of what's hot in the products we showcase to our customers. What did you want to be when...

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Meet BRIKA: Catherine Cramer, Store Operations Manager

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She's also known as BRIKA's resident ray of sunshine.

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BRIKA Makers: More than meets the eye

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At BRIKA, we pride ourselves in connecting with the very best Makers in North America to make up our creative community. Building what you love into what you do is one of our founding values, and this principle is no better personified than our network of highly talented artisans. Delving into their backgrounds, however, we quickly learned that beyond the creative careers they have made for themselves, they have fascinating personal histories that transcend the parameters of being a Maker. In commemoration of International Women's Day (you can read more about how this is connected to our #BRIKAmonthlymantra and Women's History Month here),...

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Meet BRIKA: Sasha Arfin, Creative Designer

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As the BRIKA team grows, so too does our effort to ensure you get to know the faces behind the brand. Meet Sasha, BRIKA’s Creative Designer. Sasha is our in-house trailblazer for anything and everything creative-related at BRIKA: from designing email layouts, to dreaming up signage ideas, to shooting and editing photos, Sasha’s job is to ensure the BRIKA brand stays as beautiful as the goods we sell. What did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to be an artist. I used to draw these elaborate scenes of people in cities and towns. I was also...

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Q+A with Andrea Morris, founder of B Yoga

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A bright Edison bulb materialized over Andrea Morris’s head when she began working with a type of rubber, originally formulated for carpet pads, at her family’s fifth-generation manufacturing and technology company in Toronto. After realizing that it was the type of material that had a grip-like quality and durability that would be perfect for a yoga mat, coupled with a passion for the past time, the B MAT and B Yoga was born. We chatted with Andrea about what incited her to pursue a career as an entrepreneur, her passion for yoga and the inspiration behind what she does for a...

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