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Deon St.Mor of Drumplings & MOR Boutique

By Jordan Michaelides
Deon St. Mor of Drumplings & MOR Boutique

Deon St.Mor is the Founder of fusion dumpling brand Drumplings and Founder of boutique cosmetics brand MOR.

Deon is a meticulous and passionate industrial designer. Regardless if it’s designing dumplings at Drumplings or packaging at MOR, he is focused on ensuring beauty in everything he creates.

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SHOW NOTES:

00:05 – Welcome to Uncommon
00:22 – Guest introduction
00:32 – Conscientious, noticing the little things & switching off 
06:25 – Earliest memory & imprinting moments
11:32 – Curiosities: the how & why of things
15:09 – Pushing boundaries & clashing with authority
20:53 – MOR: coming to product from industrial design
24:19 – Golden product principles from MOR
26:07 – Deon’s exit from MOR
29:09 – How to not get bored in business or with projects
31:25 – Founding Drumplings and keeping it fresh
35:07 – Why food is product & adapting to COVID
39:40 – Focusing on scalability with Drumplings
42:31 – Deon’s creative process at Drumplings
49:09 – Getting caught in the weeds
51:51 – Deon’s ideal question
59:02 – Morning & evening routine
01:00:56 – Show recommendations
01:02:58 – Best purchase under $200
01:04:49 – Deon’s important truth

Credits:

Produced by Neuralle 

Host – Jordan Michaelides

Executive Producer – Lauren Lopatko

Associate Producer – Jacob Smith

Audio Engineering – Jason Barkhouse

Videography – Ricards Lacis