Breton Place is founded by Sydney Meyers. Named after the street Sydney and her brother grew up, Breton Place is a sentiment to the chaos that was basically a whole creative studio in the basement. From making videos and using an old keyboard to make music, to designing clothes and painting the ceiling, it was a space that encouraged creativity and making without limits. Every creation had a story, and usually involved a neighbor or two.
Sydney later went to school for industrial design at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, where she learned more about the importance of making things with a purpose, even if the purpose is just to make someone laugh. The ID studio taught her the skills to make concepts become reality, but most importantly the power of a creative community. She's been a designer at a toy company, a small industrial design consultancy, a health insurance company, a start up, and now a tech company focused on augmented reality. These various experiences have shaped her as a young designer, and have inspired her to start something on her own.
Breton Place is starting small with a collection of things, but we're hoping it develops into something more with the help of you. In the meantime, getting back into making stuff feels really good, and we hope you enjoy!