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This Watch Features Interchangeable Cork Straps Dyed with Wine

The Somm Collection is a minimal, unisex timepiece that smells like wine because it's made real cork dyed with red or blueberry wine (the red and blue bands actually smell like wine!). This is the 5th wristwatch launched by Analog Watch Co., a Philadelphia-based creative studio that focuses on using natural materials, such as moss, marble, wood, flowers—and now wine and cork.
Analog is a University of the Arts Grantee.

Mt. St. Joe alum thrilled by ‘Best of Philly’ selection

Now 30, McCorriston has arrived: She is co-owner of Paradigm Gallery + Studio, a Queen Village art gallery (746 S. 4th St.) touted in Philadelphia Magazine’s 2018 “Best of” issue as the place to “discover up-and-coming artists.’’ And, as an art dealer, she’s found those gray hairs come in handy.

11 cool places to check out at the Bok building (that aren’t the bar)

Transforming bottles ranging from wine to champagne to sparkling water and more, Remark Glass produces a variety of barware, dinnerware, and home decor pieces out of a lower-level studio at Bok. "Our mission is to remove from the waste cycle," says Danielle Ruttenberg, one of the three women who own the business. "

Aubrey Fink's New Magazine is Bridging the Gap for Women of all Ages

Part magazine, part life manual, the Media resident’s "The Bridge" is thought-provoking and emotional. The all-ages list of contributors includes her 63-year-old mother and 8-year-old niece. Another was Gloria Shepard, a Media-based mindfulness and meditation coach. “It’s gorgeous,” says Shepard of The Bridge’s design. “And I was struck by how each voice in it is authentic and honest and real. It made me cry. It made me crack up. I could recognize myself in all of it.”

Remark Glass

At Remark Glass, a University of the Arts grantee company, in South Philadelphia, Mark Ellis and Rebecca Davies craft light fixtures out of wine bottles. Remark is one of several local companies doing the work on other restaurant in Fishtown.