A Jar of Pickles is a playful paper goods company based in the Bay Area, California, created by Kirstie Wang. Kirstie loves what a heartfelt, handwritten note can bring to special occasions or any ordinary day. She strives for A Jar of Pickles to embody simplicity, colour, and easy laughs. Her designs are inspired by the people she is blessed to know and the joy they so naturally bring out in her. What began as a college hobby has evolved into a thriving small business that Kirstie loves growing.
Azn Flush makes Asian drinking card games. The games draw on Asian American cultural references and shared experiences in a fun and provocative way.
Blushiez was started by Asian American plushie lovers from San Jose during the pandemic. The brand celebrates Asian American heritage through original kawaii designs influenced by Asian food and culture. Blushiez believes that everyone and their dogs deserves a little bit of cuteness in their life!
Based in Toronto, Canada, Bowl Cut Paper Goods creates cute, modern stationery with an Asian twist. Founder Sandra Kuan had a bowl cut lovingly styled by her grandmother, and as she grew up, she realized many others sported a bowl cut too when they were young. There are so many shared stories like this one, and to reconnect and understand our cultural roots has become a growing desire and joy for her today. Bowl Cut Paper Goods gives you a little bit of that: nostalgia, family, culture and a dose of fun.
The Chinatown Storytelling Centre X TEALEAVES collaboration honours the immigrant journey and celebrates the Chinese Canadian experience. The prevalence of Chinese teas in Canadian society today is a testament to the dedication of the Chinese immigrants who brought their traditions across an ocean for future generations to enjoy.
Our "Gold Mountain Tea" is blended by TEALEAVES, a local tea company founded in Vancouver, who has now become the globally renowned tea blender for five-star hotels and Michelin-star restaurants.
Chop Suey Club is a boutique store in downtown NYC focusing on contemporary Chinese design, arts & culture. They procure design products from young Chinese creatives around the world, showcasing seasonal rotations of items for diverse lifestyles. Chop Suey Club is an effort to open up contemporary Chinese culture to a larger audience.