AVL Innovators

Robin Funsten of Community Conflict Solutions
Robin Funsten, founder of Community Conflict Solutions, on treating her business like a baby, how to make conflict productive, and her (nearly) lifelong caving habit.

Marisol Tomás of SolReflection
Local therapist and LCSW Marisol Tomás is taking her penchant for fashion to her clients through an innovative approach: therapeutic image consulting.

The Bar at Habitat Tavern and Commons. Source: Habitat
Habitat Tavern and Commons, a brewery and community space, will open their door this week. We caught up with the team and checked out the space.

Asheville Adventures
Clayton Manche, founder of the new outfitting company Asheville Adventures, has a unique vision for his brand and for a brighter future.

Graphic Designer Estbean Gonzalez and Owner SB in the doorway of Lightning Bolt Ink. Photo: Erin Fowler
Lightning Bolt Ink founder SB has found their special brand of South in downtown Asheville. All photos: Erin Fowler

Hannah Davis//BANGS Shoes
The first post in our new Asheville Innovators series features BANGS Shoes founder and entrepreneur Hannah Davis, who created a simple, stylish canvas shoe with a business model that gives back.

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