Piecing it all together: Athens couple uses local art in startup puzzle company
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Piecing it all together: Athens couple uses local art in startup puzzle company

Very Good Puzzle company creates puzzles based on local artists’ work. In September 2017, Brian and Paige Dixon were packing for a week-long vacation and decided to bring a puzzle. Solving puzzles was a frequent pastime for the Athens couple and they were growing bored of the options offered on the market. “We were going through our nobody-makes-puzzles-with-art-that-we-like complaint,” Brian Dixon said. Paige pointed at one of our paintings on the wall [and said] ‘You know, that would make a good puzzle right there.’ And I was like, ‘Yeah, and this one here, if that was a puzzle, I’d put that one together, too.’” The Dixons have collected art for years and they wanted to find a way to combine their passions for art and solving puzzles while also supporting their local community. 300×250 image ad “Athens is an easy place to fall in love with art,” Dixon said. “As long as we’ve been together, we’ve brought our art with us, and so our house is just full. I mean — we have a closet that’s filled with art that we don’t have room to put up. You know, we see something we like, we get it.” After much […]

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