Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in arts and design but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with GGrippo, owner and director of GGrippo art+design, located in Brooklyn, NY, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

My business is actually a comprehensive lifestyle, piece, and inspiration for people with sensibility and educated in the arts.

Tell us about yourself

I am always working: observing, collecting, and designing. My business is an outward expression of my aesthetic values.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Reaching like-minded people thru my work.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

The ups and downs, learning to adapt and reformulate strategies.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Make sure you spend enough hours until your product is ready: well made and well priced.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

The latest addition to my business is a product that is also a spiritual practice.

Where can people find you and your business?
Atelier. Store. Art gallery. Tearoom. Event space. Textile studio for responsibly-made clothing and accessories. Artist-made pottery. Art and...

If you like what you've read here and have your own story as a solopreneur that you'd like to share, then email; we'd love to feature your journey on these pages.

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