Shiner is Joe Manus, who created eco-friendly furniture and accessories in Atlanta, Georgia. The company is named after a black eye — the idea is that shiners are tough, dark, and proudly damaged and that’s the way Joe feels about his creations.

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.