All 651 Vintage products are designed and handcrafted by Krissy Maier.
Ms. Maier is the owner of The Great Maier Mercantile, L.L.C (formerly Orange Box Jewelry), wholesaler of artisan handcrafted accessories. She currently produces and distributes her own work to 274 retail stores in the U.S. and Canada and also represents the work of 3 additional independent designers to the wholesale trade.
In the last 9 years of operation, she designed weekly pop-up retail spaces and built tradeshow booth displays, created marketing and customer-retention plans, and maintained an online retail website and catalog for wholesale buyers.
Prior to founding Orange Box Jewelry, Ms. Maier was the Marketing Director for an international importing company with an emphasis on resale of fairly traded handmade and agricultural products. In that capacity she designed and implemented social-networking marketing strategy on tight budget to launch an online sales program, created home-based sales program, including a how-To DVD, and organized sales events at faith-based institutions. She also managed team of graphic design professionals to produce cohesive branding including product labels, event-marketing materials, and company website.
Ms. Maier holds an A.B. from Kenyon College, where her synoptic major in the area of American Studies focused on the consumer culture of coffee.