Alexis Oliva and Yanira Lopez are the husband-and-wife duo behind textile design business Yerbamala Designs. They took what some may deem a fun hobby or craft and built a full-fledged business, leaving behind their corporate jobs to develop their textile art practice.
We discuss risk taking, supportive partnership, resourcefulness, approaching a new endeavor with gratitude and as a constant learning opportunity and more in our conversation.
This episode was recorded live in December 2019 as a part of Shop Talk, a special talk series at Mima Market and happy hour with Radiate Kombucha. We discuss process, inspiration and purpose with local, independent artisans and makers.
*Q&A starts at 01:00:42