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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Derrick Vanderkolk of Style Group

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For Derrick Vanderkolk of Style Group, becoming a photographer wasn’t as obvious a choice as those close to him might have predicted. Though, with both his father and uncle being photographers and close family ties to the fashion and film industry, it didn’t take long before photography found him – or, until a camera was tossed his way! After four…

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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Donna Hiebert of Donna Hiebert Design

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Taking inspiration from nature, Donna Hiebert’s jewellery and sculpture work sees the complexity of some of nature’s common creations and preserves them through art, connecting the owner and wearer to the ever changing natural world around them. Donna Hiebert has been a working artist most of her life and conceives and executes commissioned work for both public and institutional clients…

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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Kelly and Andy Warne of Rock Paper Scissors Company

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If you’ve ever driven down Sherman Avenue North (on your way to the Cotton Factory of course) and happened to turn down Landsdowne Avenue, you’ve likely noticed the red muskoka chairs sitting peacefully outside of three giant green doors, where the landmark smokestack towers over what appears to be a workshop or garage. One might even take a moment to…

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A Cotton Factory Tenant Profile with Sara Froese

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For today’s edition of Cotton Factory Creatives we bring you Sarah Froese! Sara owns a small letterpress print shop called All Sorts Press where she specializes in producing handcrafted high-quality printed matter using a human-powered Chandler & Price platen printing press from 1910. Combining the quality and beauty of antique equipment and traditional printing and typesetting with current design and…

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WhatAboutWednesday featuring Romeo Crugnale of Feed The Social!

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For this week’s edition of WhatAboutWednesday we bring you Romeo Crugnale of Feed The Social. You may recognize Feed The Social’s logo and have probably seen their delectable imagery across various social media platforms. TIP: Avoid looking at the photos when hungry. Being the pizza fan that I am, the photos just seem to scream “go, eat pizza now.” Okay…so…

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WhatAboutWednesday featuring Judy Boswell and Mark Tharme of Muse Marketing Group!

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For this week’s edition of WhatAboutWednesday we bring you Judy Boswell and Mark Tharme of Muse Marketing Group! My first encounter with Mark and Judy was at the Cotton Factory holiday party this past year where they got up together and sang the Christmas classic, Baby It’s Cold Outside. Mark and Judy’s rendition was lively, fun and and charismatic and…

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WhatAboutWednesday featuring Michelle Cassady of Spiritual Funk!

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For this week’s episode of WhatAboutWednesday we bring you Michelle Cassady! Michelle is the owner of Spiritual Funk – a fun little brick and mortar store located in the Mill Arts Building that incorporates art, jewelry, decor and fashion with spiritual elements. Not to mention, Michelle hosts plenty of creative and soul nurturing workshops at Spiritual Funk! Thanks to discovering…

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