STORY BY NATALIE TAYLOR
ierpont Avenue is small (just under a block), but its contributions to the city’s creative vibe is mighty. Its historic buildings are home to the Pierpont Avenue Arts District, an eclectic collection of galleries, private art studios and artisan boutiques. To explore, start at the top with Crossroads Guitar Shop (329 W. Pierpont Ave, crossroadsguitarshop.com). Whether you are shopping for a new guitar, need to repair your old favorite or want to take lessons, Crossroads Guitar Shop offers it all. Next door is Tailor Cooperative (333 W. Pierpont Ave, tailorcooperative.com). Established in 2016, these talented clothiers procure the finest fabrics and employ tailoring traditions from across the globe. Styled, fit and finished locally, each item is made to perfection.
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Gailon Justus Tattoo (333 W. Pierpont Ave, gailonjustus.tumblr.com). With nearly two decades of ink experience, Justus’ bold graphics and dynamic colors make an indelible impression (pun intended). Ashton Klomp Interiors (335 W. Pierpont Ave, @ashtonklomp). Designers Kathryn Ashton and Christy Klomp team up to help you design beautiful and distinctive spaces in your home. Specializing in Utah destination weddings, bar and bat mitzvahs, corporate parties and product launches, Fuse Wedding and Events (335 W. Pierpont Ave, fuseweddingsandevents.com) is a full-service event planning company that can design your event, coordinate vendors and handle all the logistics. All you have to do is show up and enjoy the festivities.
Jeff Landry Design, Inc. (339 W. Pierpont Ave, jefflandrydesign.com) is a full-service interior design firm specializing in high-end residential properties. Whether you need interior design and furnishing services, are building a new home or renovating an old one, they can help you create new and exciting spaces. Atelier (341 W. Pierpont Ave). Owned and curated by Malinda Fisher of Desert Rose Jewelry and Olivia Henrie of Innerspacism, Atelier studio empowers local creatives by providing a physical retail space where they can market their handmade work and ideas. Barbiere Barber Shop (341 W. Pierpont Ave, barbiereslc.com). If you want a classic barber shop experience, Barbiere is the place for you. Get the cut you want to rock, enjoy the vibes and pick up your favorite products while you’re at it.
spring / summer 2019