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06/17/2015

Sticker Clock Gets an Upgrade

In honor of the rapidly approaching summer, we are pleased to introduce an entirely new edition of colors for our acclaimed Sticker Clock. These cheerful colors include Bluejay, Indigo, Juniper, Poppy, Stone and Lilac.

The minimal and playful Sticker Clock (designed: Jamie Wolfond 2013) is made from two fabric strips and a standard clock movement, reducing time to its most basic elements. The Sticker Clock is non-damaging to painted walls and can be re-applied up to 200 times.

4/30/2015

General Tray Artist Edition

In the collaborative spirit of NYC x Design we are excited to introduce an artist-made series of our General Tray. Six of our favorite New York based artists have hand-painted an edition of three one-of-a-kind pieces.

We will be exhibiting the trays at our design week kickoff party on Sunday May 10th!

Design Week Kickoff Party and Sample Sale
Date: Monday May 10th from 11am to 5pm
Location: Good Thing Studios
1 Knickerbocker Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11237

4/26/2015

Introducing Utility Mirror - Pocket Edition!

We are pleased to announce that the acclaimed Utility Mirror by Visibility now comes in a playful pocket edition. Available in three distinctive shapes and five colors, Utility Mirror Pocket is a compact and durable tool for personal care. The mirror's reflective stainless steel face is impossible to break, crack or shatter, making it a great fit for crowded purses and tight pockets alike. Like its full sized companion, Utility Mirror Pocket is made by polishing a piece of stainless steel to a mirror finish and dipping it in industrial rubber tool grip. By celebrating the marriage of these industrial methods, the object encourages use with the language of utility. Utility Mirror Pocket will be on show at several events throughout this May's NYC x Design celebration! Here's where to find it:

Design Week Kickoff Party and Sample Sale
Date: Monday May 10th from 11am to 5pm
Location: Good Thing Studios
1 Knickerbocker Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Wanted Design Chelsea
Date: May 15th - 18th
Location: The Tunnel
269 11th Ave (11th Ave between 27th and 28th st.) NY, NY 10001

Visibility at Sight Unseen Offsite
Date: May 15th - 18th
Location: 500 W. 36 st.
NY, NY 10018

4/4/2015

Introducing: Easy Mirror Copper

The poetic and minimal Easy Mirror, one of Good Thing's first ever products is now available in polished copper. This elegant version is made by plating a piece of steel in copper and hand-buffing it to a mirror finish.

Designed by Jamie Wolfond in 2014, the Easy Mirror uses a small portion of its polished metal surface so it can stand. For economy of shipping, the mirror is shipped in a flat bubble-mailer. To stand the mirror, simply press and bend the leg outwards.

2/10/2015

Design Milk: Good Thing Launches New Products

2/2/2015

Dwell Magazine: 8 Home Design Finds from NYNow 2015

2/1/2015

Good Thing Introduces Five New Products

Following an incredible six months in business, Good Thing is expanding its collection with five exciting and unusual objects. These additions represent the combined effort of several designers and our American manufacturing partners. Good Thing is particularly excited to announce its first collaboration with the Australian design duo, Daniel Emma.

While the collection spans a variety of categories, each new piece explores the way a user's habits can make an object unique. Through a combination of familiar and strange forms, the products gently suggest their use while leaving room for interpretation.

Good Thing is also releasing a collection of process images that document the many people, materials and techniques that go into bringing these objects to life.

The entire collection will be on view at NY NOW from February 1st through 4th, at booth #3849.

1/15/2015

Dwell Magazine: 6 Trivets for Your Modern Table

1/12/2015

Sight Unseen: Saturday Selects

Remodelista

New York Times

Better Living Through Design

Good Thing Launches the Utility Mirror by Visibility

The Utility Mirror is made by polishing a piece of stainless steel to a perfect mirror finish and dipping it in industrial rubber tool grip. By celebrating the marriage of these industrial methods, the object encourages use with the language of utility.

The Utility Mirror will debut in several pop-up shops and design events throughout the USA and abroad, including the American Deisgn Club Pop-Up Shop, Design Miami/Basel, Tictail's Manhattan pop-up shop, and Wanted Design's Made in Brooklyn Holiday Market.

Good Party

We're having a party in our new studio! Come on over to check out the space and see what we're working on. We'll be serving frozen margaritas.

Click here to rsvp: eventbrite.ca/e/good-party-tickets

good thing
1 Knickerbocker Ave. 2nd flr
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Good Thing at the Kikkerland Shop

Good Thing's products are available in NYC for the first time at Kikkerland's West Village flagship store! Come to the reception on Tuesday September 16th from 7-9pm. Here's the address:

Kikkerland Shop NYC
493 6th Ave
New York, NY 10011

Core 77

Sight Unseen

Good Thing Launches

Introducing Good Thing, new manufacturer of small products and accessories based in Brooklyn, New York. Good Thing produces objects that are minimal, considered and expressive by pairing the talent of America's most innovative young designers with domestic vendors. Jamie Wolfond (RISD BFA '13) founded Good Thing to meet the challenge of producing inexpensive products locally. Jamie has a great track record for finding original ways of bridging the gap between design and production, and with the help of several New York-based artists and designers, has expanded his operation by developing a collection of astoundingly simple-to-produce products.

While more and more design studios are producing their work in-house or in collaboration with local trades, it seems as though making the goods affordably and making them here are mutually exclusive. "Rather than the traditional route of providing a vendor with a complete idea of what a product will be, we bring the manufacturer into the design process," Wolfond says. "The changes we make once a producer is involved lead to some of the best ideas we encounter."

The launch of Good Thing represents the combined effort of several young NYC designers, artists and vendors, whose work makes up the ten debut collection, including Sam Anderson, Elliot Camarra, Jon Lucas, Jamie Wolfond, Benjamin Kicic, and Guy Kozak. The entire collection will debut at NY Now's Accent on Design from August 16th - 20th. Good Thing will be at booth #3849.

Good Thing Inc.
1 Knickerbocker Ave. 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11237

mail@goodthingny.com
press@goodthingny.com
+1 347 681 1036

Good Thing is an American design studio and manufacturing company born in Brooklyn, New York in 2014. Founded by product designers Jamie Wolfond and Samantha Anderson, the company uses a uniquely collaborative process to produce household objects that are innovative, functional and expressive. Good Thing’s ambition is to make accessible products that establish a strong connection with their users.

Achieving this goal starts with our skilled and experienced manufacturing partners. From the very beginning of the design process, we work closely with these partners to gain an understanding of their talents and limitations, enabling us to design products that are inherently suited to their capabilities. Our most exciting discoveries come from the unique skills our producers share and explore with us. In turn, our ability to look at their craft through a new lens expands their base of business, growing their market and strengthening the local economy.

This collaborative spirit extends to all levels of our work at Good Thing. In addition to our in house design effort, we select up-and-coming artists and designers who share our ambition and offer a unique perspective. Working in this way makes Good Thing not only a manufacturing company, but also a platform for creative individuals to share their ideas with the public.

Since its launch, Good Thing has quickly grown a network of retailers in the USA, Canada and Europe. The debut collection caught the attention of international media, including the New York Times, New York Magazine, Sight Unseen, Jalouse Magazine and more.

Terms & Conditions

Ordering

Prices may be subject to change without notice. Most items are in stock. For items not in stock, an estimated lead time will be sent once payment is received.

Shipping Information

Shipping costs listed in your shopping cart are for shipments within the continental United States. For a quote on shipping orders to Hawaii, Alaska, Canada or Mexico please contact us. Orders are generally processed and shipped within a week. In the case that we are out of stock on an item or are expecting a delay in processing your order, you will be notified by email.

Returns

For orders under $300, all sales are final. For orders $300 and greater, returns are accepted on undamaged/unused items within 15 days of the item being received. A 20% restocking fee is charged on all items which are returned and the cost of shipping the item is the liability of the purchaser. We do not refund, replace, or repair damaged items that have not been reported within 15 days of receipt.

Notification of an Order

Once your item has been shipped, you will receive an emailed receipt accompanied by the tracking number for your order.

  • Sam Anderson

    Partner & Designer

    Sam Anderson is a designer based in Brooklyn, New York. Through her lighting and tableware, Sam explores the ways in which progressive craft practices can change traditional production models. She is especially interested in the colors and textures created by rudimentary manufacturing processes.

  • Jamie Wolfond

    Founding Partner & Designer

    Jamie Wolfond is a Brooklyn-based designer originally from Toronto. He is curious about materials, patterns, colours, simple physics and manufacturing systems. He believes that the relationship between a designer, manufacturer and consumer needs to be evolving constantly. He founded Good Thing in 2014.
    jamiewolfond.com

  • Tim Macken

    Production Manager

    Tim graduated from Pratt Institute with a Bachelors of Industrial Design in 2014 and joined Good Thing In February of 2015. Apart from working at Good Thing, he teaches in the Industrial Design department at Pratt. His personal practice combines mechanics and aesthetics to create beautifully functional solutions for
    everyday life.
    timmacken.com

  • Kora Monigle

    Sales Manager

    Kora Monigle is a Colorado raised, Brooklyn based designer. Her work draws from dual interests in intricate natural forms and simple shapes inspired by her Danish heritage. These subjects are reflected in her furniture and household object designs.

  • Daniel Emma

    Collaborating Designer

    Daniel To and Emma Aiston established the design studio DANIEL EMMA in 2008 to express their thoughts through Industrial Design. The studio works on a large variety of projects, ranging from desk objects to installations. Daniel and Emma look to create the unexpected from simple objects using basic forms. They draw influence and insight from the diverse culture with which Australia presents them, aiming to design objects to be ‘just nice’.
    daniel-emma.com

  • Visibility

    Collaborating Designer

    Visibility is a product design studio based in New York City. It was founded by Joseph Guerra and Sina Sohrab in 2012. Visibility focuses on the purity of idea and its material and formal actualities. The studio works to develop useful objects that are familiar, while employing innovation and transgressive typologies.
    vsby.co

  • Elliot Camarra

    Collaborating Designer

    Elliot Camarra is an artist based in Brooklyn, New York. She produces personal and instinctive work, focusing primarily on painting, sculpture and surface design.
    elliotcamarra.com

  • Jon Lucas

    Collaborating Designer

    Jon Lucas is a designer & developer whose work explores unconventional structures and satisfying interactions through web-based experiences.
    jon-l.com

  • Alyssa Kirsten

    Photographer

    Alyssa Kirsten is a Texas born, Brooklyn based photographer. Interested in all things creative and new, Alyssa photographs the many artists and designers living and working in New York. By communicating the work of these companies and individuals through photographs, she helps to develop their brand identity.

Wholesale

We are currently growing our network of retailers in North America, Asia and Europe. If you are interested in carrying Good Thing at your store, please write to
mail@goodthingny.com for samples and pricing information.

Good Thing is a Brooklyn-based manufacturer of small products and accessories. We try to make objects that are minimal, considerate and expressive.

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