An advocate of ingenuity, an agent of design, and a champion of things both useful and beautiful; Keena is a manufacturers' representatives organization based in San Francisco, California.
We are a tight-knit group of sales minded individuals, striving to collaborate and connect with taste makers, buyers, designers and industry leaders who share in our creative vision.
BLACKWING/PALOMINO’s roots in the pencil industry go back seven generations. The BLACKWING pencil was introduced in the 1930′s by Eberhard Faber and was the pencil of choice for Oscar, Grammy, and Pulitzer Prize winners throughout the 20th century. In 2010, Palomino, whose industry roots were planted over a century ago, revived the Blackwing to much critical acclaim.
Textiles have been handmade in India for thousands of years. Highly specialized techniques of weaving, dyeing and embroidery have been carefully passed down hundreds of generations. B&G’s goal is to use age-old techniques to create contemporary designs that can be enjoyed in everyday life. They work with small co-ops that share their relentless pursuit of excellence and quality, and their belief in fair wages. They donate 50% of their profits to support girl’s education programs in India.
In keeping with a passion for creating new uses for innovative textiles, CHILEWICH has turned a versatile, textural, and washable woven vinyl material into a modern essential — fashioning it into a remarkable range of products found in restaurants, cafes, hotel and homes around the world.
CLAUDIA PEARSON brings her 20 years of illustrating commercially to a range of products for the home. Inspired by her love of great food she has created a collection of tea towels, prints, greeting cards and totes.
FRED AND FRIENDS enjoys making fun out of everyday things, and they love to make any-day presents for fun-loving people. FRED focuses on well-designed stuff that solves a problem, puts a smile on your face, and doesn’t cost a fortune. They delight in taking everyday, functional products and turning them into something fresh and unexpected, something funny, something personal.
Designers Holger Graf & Daniel Lantz reimagine a palette of simple yet elegant materials into modern and intelligent pieces. Influenced by the constant intersection of opposites in the world, their aesthetic is thoughtful and functional, combining the disciplines of both East and West into subtle, minimal design.
KIKKERLAND DESIGN is a mini-Wonderland for your home and office. The collection is packed with personality-filled gadgets, gifts, toys, games, and supplies for the party and the office. It’s the perfect way to sneak some fun into the everyday.
A line of scented products and stylish travel accessories that celebrate the soulful rhythm of the sea.
With thought into every product and every detail, MERSEA creates mindful products with minimal packaging. Their artisan soy wax blend candles are hand-poured in the USA using fresh fragrances and packaged in beautiful locally-sewn canvas bags. With a palette of sea-salt bleached hues of white, grey, and blue mixed with little flashes of silver infused with all the colors found in the sea. Key to everything they do is their message—on all of their products you will find tags with tiny bits of wisdom carefully crafted to uplift you when you need it.
'Mer' means 'sea' in French and together phonetically they sound exactly as we feel—thankful. Merci!
A Brooklyn-based women’s accessories brand that combines heritage Mayan loom weaving with modern aesthetic and function. Thier pieces carry a story of partnership between the women who weave them and the women who wear them, and sales help indigenous women send their children to school.
A gentle, water-based nailpolish that is 100% safe, 100% made in France and 100% fun! Guaranteed to be free from phthalates, formaldeyhyde, toluene and fragrance. Dermatologically tested. Forget about nail polish remover—this nail polish comes off with soap and warm water, or directly in the bath!
NOTED* designs and distributes curious goods for imaginative markets.
Pavo is an importer of the finest handwoven merchandise from India. Based near San Francisco, Pavo (Latin for Peacock) offers a curated collection of fine textiles, in the form of women’s fashion and accessories. The lines, representing innovative and original designs, combine classic textile craft with a contemporary color palette.
PETIT COLLAGE creates modern toys and decorative accessories for children and grown-ups alike. Playfulness imbues everything Petit Collage touches – from mobiles and craft kits to puzzles, games, wall decor and more. The original designs are created by Argentinian artist and children’s books author Lorena Siminovich.
Inspired by the vintage barware that started it all, SIMPLY CURATED's candles are all hand-poured in their studio in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The 100% soy wax is blended in small batches with fragrances and essential oils. The candles are 100% phthalate free and their signature wood wick will burn cleanly all the way down. Every single candle is poured by hand, hand labeled and packaged in the USA.
TATTLY is a temporary tattoo line for design-minded kids and kids-at-heart. Stylish designs created by all star artist, allow the freedom of one to change their mind and uniquely express themselves based on their mood, occasion or state of mind.
The folks at TEROFORMA design with simple, rich colors; natural materials; elegant shapes, and exquisite craftsmanship. Their mission is to create a place where old-world techniques are combined with contemporary ideals, where understated elegance is the result of intentional simplicity, and where uncommon quality can become a part of the everyday.
Drawing from museum archives to pop culture icons, WILD & WOLF finds inspiration in all facets of modern life, cultivating an award-winning assemblage of licensed products and in-house designs… including Gentleman's Hardware, Wild Wood, Game Room, Ridley's, Happy Jackson, V&A, Folklore, Mr. Men and Mini Moderns.
YELLOW OWL WORKSHOP is a San Francisco-based cottage industry of clever design with a soft spot for the environment. Stationery, DIY kits and gifts inspired by nature, pop culture and everyday objects represented with a sophisticated, urban slant. Ingredients: non-toxic inks, 100% PCW recycled paper, and rubber stamp sets incorporating reclaimed wood.