Cincy Chic: What is Ampersand?
Tim Karoleff, Partner at Ampersand: Ampersand is a product and furniture design studio that utilizes awareness and empathy to create impactful moments.
Cincy Chic: Who’s behind Ampersand?
Karoleff: I’m behind it with my business partner Greg Lutz.
Cincy Chic: What’s the inspiration behind your business?
Karoleff: Ampersand was founded with a simple goal: to create pleasurable and practical products that would make people smile. Happy products. Happy people
Cincy Chic: When did you launch Ampersand?
Karoleff: August 2011.
Cincy Chic: What types of items do you sell? Can you give us price points for your products?
Karoleff: We sell furniture, home goods and gifts that’ll make you smile. All products are available for sale at www.ampersandbrand.com. Our price points range from $20 for a set of our Wallpockets to $879 for our Delta Bench, with lots in between.
Cincy Chic: What do you enjoy most about what you’re doing over at Ampersand?
Karoleff: Creating enjoyable reactions to life’s discoveries that make living a little better for you and your loved ones.
Cincy Chic: Is there anything new on the horizon for Ampersand?
Karoleff: We’re gearing up to release our new line of products in the next several weeks. We’ll also be participating in a show at the Carnegie in Covington at the end of this year.