alexandra sklar is a designer and creative director residing in the rolling foothills of santa cruz, ca.
through her product merchandising + creative strategy agency, she has worked with high-growth companies such as urban outfitters inc, brit + co, the citizenry, marchsf.com, and white flower farm.
her editorial and styling clients include squarespace, sunset magazine, garden design magazine, marchsf.com, and urban outfitters inc/terrain. she has collaborated with companies including reebok, the national football league, and outdoor voices both personally and professionally.
she has been an invited speaker at the wharton school of business (university of pennsylvania) and the lundquist college of business (university of oregon) on the topic of retail merchandising and product development.
inspired by her interest in modular forms and the simplicity of california living, alexandra designs and produces a line of modern housewares under the name merchant home.
she holds a master of architecture degree from the university of pennsylvania and a b.a. in architecture from the university of california, berkeley.