Meet the women-owned businesses on The List
BUSINESS OWNER: Aimee Robinson
EcoBalanza is a boutique designer and handcrafter of ethical and sustainable luxury upholstered furniture that is safe for your home or business and kind to our environment. Over the past ten years, we have worked to find the purest and highest quality 3rd party certified materials that have zero negative impact on the communities where they are produced.
BUSINESS OWNER: Tracy Krauter
IMPWEARhome we make bags, tablecloths, & aprons out of an amazing fabric printed with our own designs. It’s “NOT YOUR GRANDMA’S OILCLOTH”. Our 100% cotton, laminated with a water-based urethane coating, this “oilcloth” is supple, durable, and wipes clean like a dream. We sell wholesale thru trade shows as well as continuing to do some local shows and farmer’s markets experience.
BUSINESS OWNER: Erin Andrews
Bean to bar chocolate making, Cafe and Gathering Space in Pike Place MarketFront on Western Ave. with space for classes and private events. indi chocolate has a broad range of products made from cacao and chocolate, including as cocoa butter based body care, savory cacao spice rubs, chocolate teas and a mixology line.
BUSINESS OWNER: Sara Smiley
SML is a Seattle based furniture and design studio. SML stands for Simple Modern Living.
We create furniture and housewares using honest, quality materials like solid wood and leather. All of our pieces are handmade and combine a unique, PNW inspired aesthetic with quality materials so your piece will last a lifetime.
BUSINESS OWNER: Natalie Goff
Sweet Stirling works in small batches, entirely by hand, to bring you a luxurious selection of Caramels. We offer a unique selection of hand made flavors, all produced locally here in Seattle, Washington.
RAT CITY STUDIOS
BUSINESS OWNER: Deb Schwartzkopf
Rat City Studios is the creative space of Deborah Schwartzkopf, Seattle based studio potter and instructor. She offers studio assistant positions for emerging artists, connects people through social events, instructs ceramics classes and workshops, and maintains a lively career as a studio potter!
ASTOR + ORION
BUSINESS OWNER: Karen Hartman
Designed in Seattle and produced at an ethical manufacturing facility in Thailand, Astor + Orion jewelry is sustainably cast from recycled metals and designed to be easily recycled again at the end of its life. www.astorandorion.com