Media & features

Artful Home ~ art & apparel for your extraordinary llife ~ May 2024

We are so excited to have three products selected to be a part of Artful Home. 'Artful Home is dedicated to offering the most exceptional and beautiful works of fine art, craft, and design for your home and wardrobe. [They are committed] to supporting the livelihoods of 'the selected & celebrated] North American artists and designers who create this work. [The majority] of their products are designed by American artists and made in small batches in the USA, with select offerings from outstanding international [makers].' (that would be us!)

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page from Artful HOme catalog featuring golden hues triple band recycled plastic cesta totepage from Artful HOme catalog featuring 2 recycled plastic cesta totes & an ixoq clutchpage from Artful HOme catalog featuring recycled plastic clutch - color mintpage from Artful HOme catalog featuring neutral hues triple band recycled plastic cesta tote

photo credit: Artful Home, May 2024

EcoClub ~ Sustainable & Ethical Brands directory ~ July 2023

We're thrilled to be approved and added to EcoClub's sustainable & ethical brands directory. This group highlights businesses that are making a concerted effort to follow ethical business practices.

 You can find us in the Home & Lifestyle section.

eco club approved badge

Canvas Rebel ~ November 2022

I'm very honored to be featured in the online magazine Canvas Rebel as part of their Conversations with Entrepreneurs, Artists & Creatives series. Their mission is to create a space for artists, creatives and entrepreneurs to be able to learn from their peers through the magic and power of storytelling. 


Canvas Rebel photo from feature of co-founder, katie leary sebastian


Shoppe Object Stripes ~ July 2022

(Feature) There’s no design more summery, more versatile, more fun than stripes. Like a beach umbrella or a sailor’s boatneck, the colorful pattern keeps things cool and classic.


photo of model holding extra large 3 color stripe cesta tote in blues as part of Shoppe Object stripes feature


Better Homes & Gardens ~ Feb 2022

We are so excited to be featured in the March 2022 issue of Better Homes & Gardens as part of their Good Works segment that highlights creative brands serving a deeper purpose. BHG was extremely thoughtful in selecting & learning about the featured brands which means a lot to us since for ixöq, success is as much about the story as the products. Check out our Better Homes & Gardens highlights collection

photo of page from Better Homes & Gardens Magazine feature from March 2022


cover of Better Homes & Gardens magazine from March 2022 feature article


Shoppe Object Green Thumb blog ~ Feb 2022

ixöq planter as part of Shoppe Object green thumb feature
We're always excited to get a shout out from Shoppe Object & love that ixöq planters are featured in their Green Thumb blog, especially after having such a fabulous show with them earlier in the month. If you're interested in buying wholesale for your store please visit our ShoppeOn vendor page

Stylecaster & Mari Kondo ~ Feb 2022

photo of Mari Kondo from early 2022 feature of ixöq storage baskets in indigo & earth colors
We are thrilled to be a part of the KonMari brand, that as of early 2022 began carrying ixöq storage baskets in both indigo & chocolate (which they call earth). This is a really special collaboration as I have been inspired by Marie Kondo's organization & thoughtfulness as she creates a tidy world. We were especially thrilled when she included our basket in her list of 5 top home organizing products. Check out the article & the beautiful descriptions of our baskets on the KonMari site & share our joy!  
product image from KonMari catalog page showing ixöq storage basket

VoyageBaltimore ~ Nov 2021

photo of co-founder, katie, from feature in Voyage Baltimore online magazine

I was extremely honored to be featured in VoyageBaltimore's Inspiring Stories series & to have the opportunity to introduce people to ixöq & talk a bit about our origin.

@voyagebaltimore recently posted: 'Our daily decisions impact the kind [of] world we live in; if we want a world where small businesses are growing and artists and creatives are thriving then we should support them with our time, money and attention. We're proud to highlight inspiring creatives and entrepreneurs each week in our Inspiring Stories series.'

This focus on small businesses & creators is so appreciated & helps those featured reach a broader audience & helps everyone discover creative local artists & entrepreneurs.

Thank you VoyageBaltimore for helping us share our work. Support for ixöq as a small local business means support for women artisans in Guatemala.

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Shoppe Object Viva blog ~ Nov 2021

HGTV Magazine ~ June 2021 

June 21 HGTV feature of extra-large striped cesta tote in fall colors