UP / Unique Products is the creative endeavor of recycling artists Mark Kirk and Heather Macfarlane. Located in New Orleans since fall 1999, UP is an environmentally friendly retail gallery providing green themed home decor, accessories and lighting to a new and ever-renewing New Orleans and beyond. Every item is individually designed and handmade by the artists.
UP is committed to eco-education and helping bring sustainable ideas and designs to a city in the throes of rebirth since the environmental devastation of Hurricane Katrina, as well as helping their customers create a more socially responsible environment to live and work in.
1. What products and services do you offer?
UP/Unique Products create fun and funky Nolaccentric lighting and home decor from recycled elements and with eco-aware style everything from lighting , clocks , barware fashion accessories and jewelry. Their work is featured in bars, restaurants, and galleries throughout the USA .
2. How long have you been in business?
Since September 1999. 20 years this year!
3. How do people find you online?
4. What is lesser known about your business that you wish more people knew?
That everything we sell is made by hand by ourselves here in our work studio uptown.
5. Lagniappe Info.
Our 8 year old son Bracken also has a section in store where he sells his handmade goodies and also curates a wonderful range of kids gifts.
Stop by and see Heather & Kirk at 2041 Magazine St!