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We love our team of dynamic dames here at Prairie Hive, but thought we could use a little male perspective every once in a while! So – we asked some of our favorite guys around town to do a little guest blogging for us! Every Monday you’ll see a post from one of our manly team. Each of these guys has a background in design, food, fashion, crafts (or all of the above), so we can’t wait to hear what they have to say. Before we get rolling, I thought I’d introduce you to the group:
Elliot is a lifelong Tulsan and founder/CEO of McNellie’s Group of restaurants (some of our favorites in town!). He explores his passion for food and drink, as well as design, through his vocation – taking an active role in concept development from architecture through menu design. He also claims he would be an incredible dresser and good sartorial contributor if he could manage to lose 25 pounds…although we think he’s fine the way he is, and can’t wait to hear his perspectives on all things food, design and fashion.
Shane is the owner & founder of HOOD design (you may recognize Shane from Issue One, where we toured his Mid Century Modern home!). He moved to Tulsa nine years ago after graduating from Drury University, where he studied Architecture with an interest in Graphic Design. A true designophile, he enjoys estate sale and thrift store archaeology with specific interests in architecture, graphic design, history and decorative objects. These interests have led to his participation in several Tulsa organizations including The Tulsa Foundation for Architecture, Modern Tulsa (as a co-founder) and the Tulsa Preservation Commission. Hood currently lives in Lortondale with his wife Heather, where they enjoy working on their 1954 modern home. You can peruse his design finds in his ETSY shop available thru his website, hooddesign.net.
Thom is a native Texan who met a girl, got married, and started a life in Tulsa, the town he proudly calls home. By day Thom works in nonprofit and tinkers in the kitchen by night, secretly aspiring to be a chef. Thom believes eating is a communal endeavor and longs to share his love of cooking with others. In his spare time, he brews beer, studies theology, helps his artist and designer wife, co-organizes Indie Emporium, and is almost always up for trying something new. He has recently launched his blog, MakeItEatIt, where he will walk readers through some of his favorite recipes.
We are so excited to have these guys as part of our team…check in with them each Monday to see what they have to say!