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What's Purpose-Driven at Slow Cartel?

What's Purpose-Driven at Slow Cartel?

“Purpose-driven” is a term that has been making itself known in just about every industry recently, slowly working its way into the mainstream consciousness. We are obviously super excited about it – but what does purpose-driven really mean?   At Slow Cartel we take it as being 3 key areas: Letting go of a “You” & “I” mentality. It’s about being part of something that is bigger than any one individual. It’s wanting to make a difference on a scale that goes beyond yourself. These businesses are here to make a profit, with a capital P. Without creating profit, how...

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A blank canvas and the mysteries of store design

A blank canvas and the mysteries of store design

Like nosing around other people’s houses learning about all the stunning things they have collected into their lives – I have to say the contrasting blank canvas of a completely empty room is also a bit magical.   By really seeing its bare bones you can see and dream and style it in ways that are filled with the purpose and emotion that you envision. And we envision some awesome styles at Slow Cartel. Day 1 is done and dusted! We added that classic old school “mystery” factor by covering the windows and giving a dash of charm in the “coming...

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Invitation to nosy visiters

Invitation to nosy visiters

I hope that everyone growing up everyone had the opportunities to find some wonderment in the houses of friends and family.   Houses completed with items, carefully selected on the owners travels both near and far. A continuous curation of additions alongside the old, breathing a new view and life into a room.    I loved learning about the unique stories of each piece and how it had come to be added to the place where they call home. And seeing the owners pride and retained knowledge of each item. Often blending in their personal story of discovery with every...

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