Behind The Brand

Preview the New JKM Home Collection

In the midst of High Point Market, we’re so excited about the new introductions to the JKM Home line! The line was so well received – catching the attention of Traditional Home editors – and today we’re giving you an exclusive peek at some of the new pieces which are just as beautifully designed as the rest of the line. The new additions include cocktail tables, accent tables, consoles, and a desk that will make your mouth drool. All of [...]

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We’re Packing for High Point Market

We can hardly believe it’s time to head back to High Point. Where does the time go? It may sometimes feel like we’re always in some state of prepping for High Point, but the two trips a year we make are very important to our business – and you. For Obelisk Home, we travel to High Point Market for a number of reasons. The first reason being a search for new things to fill the local store with. If you’ve [...]

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Behind the Brand: JKM Home by J. Kent Martin

We feature a lot of great furniture designers on our site, but we’re most excited about our very own J. Kent Martin and the new furniture line he’s debuting at High Point Market this spring. To say that this is long overdue would be an understatement. It’s true that J. has been designing product for major retailers and boutiques for decades, but never his own line – until now, and it’s about damn time. This first introduction consists of accent [...]

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Behind the Brand: Unleashed Life

As pet owners, pet parents, foster pet people and all around animal advocates we feel that all that the unconditional love we receive from our pets should not go unrewarded. That’s why our founders created Unleashed Life, a company dedicated to pampering you and your pet with products that will enhance both of your lives and the spaces you (more…)

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Iconic Form, The Obelisk

Years ago when J. Kent Martin and Nathan Taylor decided to incorporate a high-end home store and design firm into their family of successful companies, a name was needed for the new venture. After a lot of thought, Obelisk Home was decided on. But why Obelisk? Where did that come from? One of the most ancient forms of architecture is the obelisk. Technically defined as a tall, four-sided, narrow tapering monument which ends in a pyramid-like shape at the top. They have [...]

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Behind the Brand: Regina Andrew

When it comes to beatiful, thoughtful, and classic design, Regina Andrew immediately tops our list. The design company is a go to for us when we are looking for lighting, particularly table lamps, that are stylish and constructed well. The company is headed by Carla Regina and James Andrew, who are artists that met in the late 1990’s. Combining their artistic visions and passion for all things eye catching, they are truly the driving force behind the Regina Andrew brand. We [...]

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Meet Your New Mother Locally Crafted Beer

We’re celebrating all things crafted this month. We can’t imagine a list of crafted goods that doesn’t include our downtown neighbor, Mother’s Brewing Company. Located just down the street from our office, this brewery has become quite the sensation for our community, and it’s easy to see why. Beyond great tasting beer, Mother’s is dedicated to the artistic craftsmanship of brewing. The Mother’s team is always experimenting with new techniques and tastes to create a truly one of kind tastes [...]

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Baldwin Denim Behind the Craft

Craftsmen come in every form. For Matt Baldwin, co-founder and chief visionary of Baldwin Denim, his craft started at FIDM Los Angeles where he earned a degree in Apparel Manufacturing. His enthusiasm for fashion and entrepreneurial spirit led him and his wife to open a specialty clothing boutique in Kansas City, a community that the brand is deeply rooted in. A pair of Baldwins aren’t just another pair of jeans. They have been well thought out, designed, and created with [...]

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