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Paddywax is an industry leader in hand-poured, fragrance-infused, soy wax candles. Collections combine innovative scents and creative designs for every gift-giving occasion. Based in Nashville, TN, Paddywax prides itself on delivering artistically designed candles and diffusers in artful vessels that take fragrance to a new level of home décor.

From Paddywax founder, Gretchen Hollingsworth:

"Before partnering with DesignWorks, most of my days were spent handling the operational side of business - placing orders and troubleshooting errors. DesignWorks has not only taken operations completely off my plate, but in return has enabled me to produce ten times the product that I could before. Joe and his team are highly knowledgeable about this industry, and it's comforting to work with an experienced team who knows how to manage supply chains and logistics while building the brand and networking to a broader retail account base.
Overall, Joe and I just work well together. We share the same vision, work ethic and goals for the company's future."



Founded in 2002, Olivina is an artisanal skin care company located in the heart of the beautiful Napa Valley. Grown green in California's wine country, the Olivina Bath and Body Collection features lotions, body washes, hand creams, soaps, and oils rich in natural antioxidants found in local olive and grape seed oils. Crafted for the discerning skincare customer, this product line is earth-friendly and free of phlates, parabens and sulfates making them gentle and nourishing for all skin types.

From Olivina founder, Susan Costner-Kenward:

"I started Olivina Napa Valley to celebrate the beautiful landscape and lifestyle of California's wine country. My passion is for the visionary and artistic elements involved in creating uniquely-fragranced skin and body care products. Partnering with Joe and his team at DesignWorks allows me to focus on this passion. Joe's well respected business acumen and ability to develop and manage the nuts and bolts side, makes us perfect partners. We are excited about the future for Olivina and continuing our traditions as a an earth-friendly and community-inspired skincare company."

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