Karin Persan is a hands on textile designer and maker, working from her showroom and studio in Brooklyn, NYC. She received her BFA in 2001 from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, where she focused in Fiber and Material Studies. Working under the name “Better Than Jam” she creates a line of clothing, accessories, and home goods using her hand dyed and printed textiles. In early 2010 she opened a boutique of the same name, which grew and then recently downsized into the perfect size located at 10 Grattan St, Brooklyn, NY 11206 where one can visit to take classes and browse her creations. Find her traveling with her handmade wears and teaching supplies if you can!