WHERE THE ARTIST STEEPS
Silverlake with Eric Junker

We put a kettle on with the man behind the murals. Since accidentally tracking paint through an ad agency years ago, Eric Junker has left bold color trails just about everywhere the wind blows. His guiding mantra – All Eye Want Is More Beautiful – is equally bold.

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TALK ABOUT A TEA
Meet Ascent, our everyday sipper

The supporting actor of this collection of stories, Ascent is Steep Echo's daily blend. Day or night, solo or with company, the aroma of cinnamon and vanilla unlocks a bright and welcoming everyday cup.

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STUDIO ASCENT PLAYLIST
20 tracks to make that kettle sing

This Spotify session is for bumpin’ around your favorite artist enclave, throwin’ some paint around the house, or mashin’ up some homemade pesto (we know a good olive oil). Keep that cup of Ascent spinning in the background and the vibes at record highs...

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OIL ON CANVAS
The art of doing good

Eric Junker strikes again, this time teaming up with Bel Lavoro’s CUT1886 for the EVOO maker’s first Artful Harvest collab benefitting the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County. Get a signed print + 2 bottles!

SCORE & SUPPORT

LOOKIN' MUGGY OUT
Steep tea, steeper mountains

"My go-to mug for camping or settling in for a three-hour Zoom call with 23 kindergarteners." Tea-drinking schoolteaching Heidi Ware of West Hollywood scored this enamel mug designed by Eric Junker (that guy again?) in the Colorado mountain town of Crested Butte. Crested what? It’s pronounced ‘beaut’, as in beautiful, as in, that looks like a beautiful place to be drinking tea.

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FALL INFUSION CHEESECAKE
We had you at 'salted caramel'

LA private chef and food blogger Chloe Crampton (@chloeskitchen) also happens to be a British ex-pat. Our point? She knows her teas and sweets! Grab a fork.

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