Susty Party‘s headquarters are just as adorable as you would imagine. This spunky little maker of sustainably-made partyware works out of a lofted space in Greenpoint, with a view out of the window to Manhattan across the East River. There are bright knick-knacks crowded onto the work desks, the remains of a winter-themed photo booth from a party, succulents and plants on the windowsills, a table strewn with party products and glitter, and a drink cart with all the fixings for some delicious cocktails. Oh, and a composting station in the corner that is collected by the composting company Vokashi.
The day I stop by, co-founder Jessica Holsey isn’t there, but kooky co-founder Emily Doubilet is. When an employee is offering me tea from the communal shelf, she jumps in with alarm. “That’s laxative tea!” she shrieks. “Don’t give her that!” We all giggle at how close they came to accidentally giving the journalist laxative tea, she gets me some normal tea, and we sit on a couch together, an array of donuts on colorful plates in front of me on the cute coffee table.
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