You can buy my screen printed wares from my online store: http://www.etsy.com/shop/theheated.

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Hello friend. My name is Cristina, I live in San Francisco, California and I am The Heated.

What is The Heated, you ask?

First off, I’m a screen printer, mainly printing dish towels (or “tea towels”, if you’re feeling fancy or if you’re from the U.K.). Secondly, I’m a musician who has released two albums and some extras. Check out the music page for more on that. Also, sometimes I hack at wood with saws and chisels and pretend I’m a woodworker.

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Philosophy

The Heated is about making things, plain and simple. Some people have called my dish towels eco-friendly. That’s not exactly true. If you buy a dish towel and make a conscious decision to use it instead of a paper towel, that’s your business. My business is selling quality dish towels to make your kitchen just that much lovelier.

Yes, I use non-toxic, water-based ink. Yes, I do all I can to conserve and re-use my resources (water, boxes, tape made from paper, not plastic). Yes, I use a local company to print my tags and finally, yes, I use towels made in the U.S.A. So basically, yes I’m a damn hippie and you can feel pretty good about spending your money with me. Seriously, you will use fewer paper towels, though.

Do you have more questions? You can email me at info@theheated.com

Most photos shot by Liz Daly