In this episode, you'll meet Sharif Pendleton. Pendleton is a University of the Arts-educated multimedia artist enamored by product design.
He has made a career developing interactive learning and designing handmade housewares and accessories under his Masters of None label, which has since been relaunched and rebranded as Laser Philly.
About Laser Philly:
Laser Philly is a creative company that uses traditional handmade techniques & innovative technology to make and sell atypically clever, beautiful and functional goods that include tongue-in-cheek accessories, innovative artwork and pop culture-infused décor. Additionally, they offer quality custom laser cutting and engraving services.
The business aims to develop a creative eco-system that demystifies the making process, democratizes customization and promotes the idea that shopping small, diverse creative businesses is the best way to find quality unique gifts and goods. In addition to their own in-house made goods, Laser Philly collaborates with and carry the work of other makers, all of whom come from traditionally underserved communities.