LuAnne's Six Picks

LuAnne's Six Picks

Our Six Picks series, highlighting the incredible women that make up Team Nest, continues this week with a feature on our amazing LuAnne Kleppe. She officially holds the Sales Director title, but unofficially does double duty as the house mom, the fort-holder-downer and honestly, about everything in between. LuAnne is a problem solver extraordinaire with an amazing attitude.  We wouldn't get s#$%t done around here without her and I think you'll see, you'll want her on speed dial as well.  We've dragged her away for a quick review of some of her favorite things.  Here are LuAnne's Six Picks.  Travel Destination:... Read more

Behind the Scenes: the Making of our Lauhala Collection

Behind the Scenes: the Making of our Lauhala Collection

The exclusive Lauahla collection is a celebration of contrasts. A partnership between Nest Studio designer Jessica Davis and Hilo, Hawaii-based jewelry brand Ku & Moe, this collection highlights fiber artisan Iliahi Anthony's life-learned skills of braiding and weaving in a thoroughly modern way. Each item in the collection is made-to-order and is one of a kind as a result of the raw materials and natural environments the screwpine leaf is sourced from. This collection’s striking simplicity makes it ideal for classic and contemporary spaces.  Using a hardware base from our Mod series, Iliahi weaves the Hawaiian sourced screwpine leaf onto each... Read more

June Design Crushes!

June Design Crushes!

In the month of June, we featured some pretty amazing designers as "Design Crushes" on our Instagram and Facebook. In case you missed it, here's a round up! KRISTIN KONG DESIGNS First up was Kristin Kong Designs, an Atlanta-based designer who incorporates a bold and brilliant use of color in her designs. Photography by Mali Azima.   DRAKE ANDERSON We know we have a thing in common with the next featured design crush, Drake Anderson, and that is a love for brass peacocks. The New York-based design duo is a master of elegance with a touch of whimsy.    ETC.ETERA DESIGN... Read more

May Design Crushes : AAPI Heritage Month

May Design Crushes : AAPI Heritage Month

Each week Nest Studio features a designer on Instagram as our "Design Crush". These design firms are either past clients who we love working with and deserve the spotlight, or ones we've been following and would love to see our hardware in their projects. (hint, hint!) Either way, all of these designers have an amazing portfolio full of unique projects and we are grateful to know of them! Our design crushes for the month of May were chosen to celebrate and coordinate with Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) Heritage month. This is a special month to us because our founder and creative director,... Read more