Month: September 2016

#ZolaCouple: Meet Veronica & Kris, Design-Savvy Duo

Meet interior design boss, Veronica and her fiancé/business partner Kris. Both got their start in the television industry, with Veronica on ABC’s hit TV show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition. Kris, a production & project manager in NYC, met Veronica in the fall of 2012 on another design show and the rest is history. Individually, this #ZolaCouple is a force to be reckoned with, and together they make a powerfully creative and design-savvy duo. From falling head over heels in love to traveling the world together, read their story below: How did you meet? V: Kris and I fell in love while working together on a TV show. Some may call encounters like this a “show-mance”, but we knew it was something special. I was offered a job opportunity in New York to run an art department for four months. I said yes and that’s how I met the sweetest New Yorker that ever lived. K: She landed on a red eye at JFK and drove into Jersey. With crazy hair and A TON of luggage, she walked …

Let Zola Unbox Your Wedding Gifts

Zola x TaskRabbit We are so excited to launch our very first newlywed program in partnership with TaskRabbit; a pilot program to help couples sustainably manage their wedding gifts by offering services to unbox and properly recycle off of that gift packaging. At Zola we’re all about making the registry process simple, but we also care about what happens after the wedding. We know that the transition into newlywed life isn’t always seamless as the wedding to-do list isn’t over. We want to check one more box, so newlyweds don’t have to spend their first few weeks as a married couple cutting up cardboard boxes! TaskRabbit is the perfect partner, because we know that couples are already using Taskers for so many other newlywed tasks from moving into a new home to hanging wedding photos! Recycle We also know that recycling gift packaging is an issue. We recently surveyed 960 Zola couples and found that while 90% said they would ideally recycle all of their gift packaging, more than ½ of newlyweds did not. In …

Spotlight: Nambé’s Guide to a Santa Fe Retreat

Is it just us or is Santa Fe, New Mexico on every must-visit destination list these days? It seems tourists are flocking to this cultural hotspot for views of its magnificent landscape and its celebration of rich artistic tradition. Sounds like a pretty exciting place for a honeymoon, don’t you think? So, imagine how thrilled we were when tabletop and home décor brand, Nambé, who has called Santa Fe home for the last 65 years, offered to give us the lay of the land. Turns out, fall is a great time to visit. But don’t just take our word for it – Read on for Nambé’s guide to this vibrant city.