November 28, 2022

From the left: JARED BLAKE, Co-founder of Lichen, 31; CHRISTINE ESPINAL, Designer, 25; ERIC MAYES, Designer, 27; ED BE, Co-founder of Lichen, 33; VIAN LEE, Project manager, 25; and ALVARO UCHA RODRIGUEZ, Designer, 23. Photographed with wooden furniture of her own design in her Lichen store in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn on March 4, 2021.

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Ed Be and Jared Blake shared a love of design after meeting on Craigslist. Today they run an innovative business and studio together.

From the left: JARED BLAKE, Co-founder of Lichen, 31; CHRISTINE ESPINAL, Designer, 25; ERIC MAYES, Designer, 27; ED BE, Co-founder of Lichen, 33; VIAN LEE, Project manager, 25; and ALVARO UCHA RODRIGUEZ, Designer, 23. Photographed with wooden furniture of her own design in her Lichen store in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn on March 4, 2021.