Company Culture

Celebrating Black Tie 2017

For the past 14 years, Springfield has celebrated the annual Black Tie Dinner benefiting local and state-wide charities that serve lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT+) organizations. Throughout the years, Springfield has raised nearly $650,000 for these beneficiaries.   The event is fully put on by volunteers, allowing the maximum return of money raised during the evening. Support for Springfield Black Tie comes from national and local corporations, businesses and individuals in Springfield who donate, sponsor, and bid on auction items [...]

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Bring Your Dog to Work

Why should your business have a pet-friendly policy? The reason that it’s awesome and that it will feed your soul in that special way only fluffy dog kisses can, while true, may not convince your boss. At Obelisk Home we’re very fortunate to have Bring Your Dog to Work Day every day (more…)

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Company Culture – Dog Blog

If you’ve been to our local store or stopped by our offices, then you can certainly recall being greeted by at least a couple of precious doggie faces and wagging tails. That’s because a huge part of our day to day life here at Obelisk Home and the Taylor Martin family involves our beloved pups by our sides. Our reasoning (more…)

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Herbivores in the House

Vegetarianism isn’t a new thing, in fact, some science clearly points out that early humans were completely herbivores. Recently though, people have been switching to vegetarian diets now more than ever. If you know J. Kent Martin and Nathan Taylor, then it would not surprise you to hear that they made the switch (more…)

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Honoring Yesterday With a Brighter Tomorrow

This past month we took part in a designer showcase house for the Mccune Brooks Foundation. The foundation provides financial support for health organizations in the community of Carthage Missouri, with the showcase house specifically raising money for (more…)

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Meet Megan

We’re excited to welcome Megan to the Obelisk Home team! When you pop into the local store, you will likely be greeted by her smiling face. She is a senior at Missouri State University this year, and will graduate with her Interior Design degree in the spring. (more…)

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Meet Elyse

We’re excited to welcome Elyse to our design team! She was probably in her 4th out of 5 years of architecture school when she realized she couldn’t be satisfied designing buildings forever. Deciding to forge ahead, she finished the last year of her March program still unsure of what she wanted to be when she grew up. Knowing that, the next logical step for her was obviously to become TESOL certified and go teach English in Korea. After a year of [...]

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J. Kent Martin

The author and activist, Maya Angelou’s words give us a measure of confidence regarding creativity.  She assures us, “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” That is a relief to those of us that have long anticipated J. Kent Martin’s Home Collection.  Call us crazy, selfish or just impatient, (more…)

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Company Culture What We Hoard

Obelisk Home is in itself a “collection of characters.”  We like it that way.  Diversity, miscellany and originality is baked into the DNA of our company.We are thrilled to share our staff’s most fun, fascinating and personal collections, as we dedicate this month to one of our favorite obsessions—Collections. (more…)

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