Articles By: Anne Evans

Anne Evans

Anne Evans is the Co-Founder and Director of Operations for The Metropreneur and Columbus Underground. She also regularly contributes to both sites with features focusing on living (At Home) and working (At Work) in urban areas and creative spaces. She enjoys scrapbooking, parties, her family and restoring a 100+ year old home close to Downtown Columbus.

At Work: The Smithery Offers Handcrafted Gifts, Showcasing the Process of Making It

At Work: The Smithery Offers Handcrafted Gifts, Showcasing the Process of Making It
Sometimes it feels like every career-move you make has led to one thing. For Anne Holman and Jen Townsend, that culminating event is opening the doors to The Smithery this Saturday, October 18th in Grandview. Anne Holman and Jen Townsend — Photo by Angela Fortin Studio Photography. “I had an...
October 17th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

At Work: A Space with a Creative History Inspires Commons Studio

At Work: A Space with a Creative History Inspires Commons Studio
“I’ve been working as a freelance photographer for five years and had been searching for a studio space for the last couple of years,” says Matt Reese, Owner & Chief Photographer of Commons Studio, Partner & Chief Creative Officer of We Are Glitterati, and Co-Founder &...
October 3rd, 2014 | At Work | Read More

At Work: Dynamit’s New Creative Workspace

At Work: Dynamit’s New Creative Workspace
Going into business with friends can be a challenge, but for Nick Seguin, Matt Dopkiss, and Bobby Whitman, they have seen their company Dynamit grow from their partnership to a company with 46 full-time employees and a 9,300 square-foot office space. Dopkiss, CEO, and Whitman, COO, were both in a PhD...
June 16th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

At Work: Lextant Provides a Multi-Generational Creative Space

At Work: Lextant Provides a Multi-Generational Creative Space
When you are building your company, the most important factor -after having your financials in order- is finding the right people to create the culture you are looking for. “Building a great culture where people want to come to work can be challenging,” says Chris Rockwell, President of Lextant....
May 16th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

At Work: Crimson Design Group Grows into a New Space

At Work: Crimson Design Group Grows into a New Space
Some people just know from a young age that they want to own their own business. Cheryl Beachy Stauffer “I knew at the age of 13 that I would own my own business,” says Cheryl Beachy Stauffer, Principal and CEO of Crimson Design Group. “After working in the design industry I knew it...
April 21st, 2014 | At Work | Read More

At Work: Griffen Hollow Studio Joins a Collaborative Workspace

At Work: Griffen Hollow Studio Joins a Collaborative Workspace
Alex Traxler was just about to close on a space to house his growing business, Griffen Hollow Studio, when a friend mentioned he should come take a look at sharing a space he had near the south end of The Ohio State University. “I struck up a conversation asking Andrew Kern if he wanted to split...
March 14th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

At Work: Converting an Old Garage in German Village into a Salon

At Work: Converting an Old Garage in German Village into a Salon
If you frequent Schiller Park, you have probably noticed that Head of the Park Hair Salon has left the building on the corner of Stewart and City Park Avenues. In 2011, after 28 years of leasing that space, owner and hair stylist Mindy Coffey became aware of a unique property, decided to purchase that...
February 19th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

At Work: Becoming Part of a Community in Multiple Ways

At Work: Becoming Part of a Community in Multiple Ways
A home office is often a great way to begin a business, but moving into a separate office space can be a wonderful way to grow it. When Tim Lai was let go from a job at a bigger architecture firm in 2010, he saw it as an opportunity to start his own practice. His wife, Eliza Ho, was able to help it...
January 15th, 2014 | At Work | Read More

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