Andie Powers is the co-owner of Assemble Shop & Studio, a freelance writer, and small business + brand consultant in Seattle, Washington.
Andie is a graduate of Emerson College in Boston, Massachusetts, where she earned a Bachelor's degree in writing, literature and publishing. In 2009, Andie opened Assemble Shop & Studio, in the Phinney Ridge area of Seattle. Assemble's physical space integrated a gallery, a workshop studio, and a retail shop to host creativity of all kinds. After a successful three years, Andie and her business partner, Emily Grosse, moved Assemble online-only, in order to pursue global projects as well as local ones.
Andie's resume also includes marketing strategy work with corporate trend company and magazine, Look Look Inc., in Los Angeles, plus design and craft powerhouse Paper Source, out of Chicago.
Andie's writing credits include a staff writership on famed interior design and lifestyle blog, Apartment Therapy, freelance and sponsored contributions to blogs such as Ecka & Pecka, and she is the principal writer and designer for Assemble: A Well-Crafted Life. Her published works include articles for Uppercase Magazine (Issue 17-forthcoming), The Bedford Reader (10th Edition, credited as Andie Wurster), and The Horn Book Guide (credited as Andie Wurster).
Andie lives in Seattle, Washington with her husband, Christian, and her chihuahua, Grady.