In our November 2018 Shop Local issue, we explore greater Cincinnati neighborhoods while you check out dozens of retailers who can fulfill your closet, home, and recreational needs.
New merchants and locally sourced goods make Ohio’s oldest public market a must-shop spot.
Artichoke—A so-called retirement project for husband and wife Brad and Karen Hughes, Artichoke provides a curated collection of cookware for novice and experienced cooks. The Elm Street storefront opened in April 2016, around the corner from the market’s main drag. Merchant Space No. 82, (513) 263-1002, artichokeotr.com
SKT Ceramics—Sharing the initials of owner Susannah Knapp Tisue, SKT Ceramics offers handcrafted porcelain wares, which Tisue details with original drawings and hand-painted glaze. Born at the Brooklyn Flea in 2010, the ceramics name snagged a permanent spot at Findlay Market in January. Merchant Space No. 16, sktceramics.com
Branded Woodworks—Husband-and-wife duo Dan Hendley and Lauren Bauer joined Findlay Market’s pop-up scene in 2015. Newly settled in a remodeled, permanent space, they specialize in custom handmade and hand-painted wooden home decor, jewelry, and kitchen supplies. Merchant Space No. 91, facebook.com/brandedwoodworks
The Budding Florist—A hobby turned into a career for UC DAAP alumna Ellie Wilke when she opened her European-style plant and floral boutique last November. Spruce up your home with a fresh bouquet, terrarium, or houseplant. She does weddings, too.
Merchant Space No. 17, (513) 562-7185, thebuddingfloristcincy.com
NOLI Modern Italian Kitchens—After 16 months working with clients one-on-one, Italian-born-and-raised Agostino Fede opened a physical storefront in May, where he showcases curated collections of Italian-made cabinets, countertops, kitchen fixtures, and appliances, as well as interior design and installation services. Merchant Space No. 96, (513) 331-1548, nolimodern.com