Tippy Tippens

Goods that Matter

Tippy Tippens is a social entrepreneur, designer and educator passionate about helping to build sustainable growth, making the objects that we live with work for us instead of against us. She is honored to be in the 2013 class of the “GOOD 100,” named as one of 100 people pushing the world forward.

In September of 2010, she moved from Brooklyn to New Orleans after the BP Oil Spill in order to create BirdProject Soaps; Goods that Matter got its start on Kickstarter.

Her additional professional experiences include designing faucets for Kohler, freelancing for lighting, furniture, graphic, architectural and wayfinding firms, as well as designing and making home furnishings for over 10 years. She earned her Master’s Degree in Industrial Design from Pratt Institute and her B.F.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University.

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