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ISSUE 2 - BLACK AND WHITE

FROM THE CURRENT ISSUE

JLEW BAGS INSPIRED BY HER PASSION FOR BOXING, JAMIE LEWIS LEAVES A THRIVING CAREER ON WALL STREET TO PURSUE A NEW PATH - MAKING CHIC BAGS THAT TRANSITION FROM OFFICE TO GYM THAT ARE BOTH STYLISH AND FUNCTIONAL - PERFECT FOR THE MULTI-TASKING WOMAN.

JLEW BAGS

INSPIRED BY HER PASSION FOR BOXING, JAMIE LEWIS LEAVES A THRIVING CAREER ON WALL STREET TO PURSUE A NEW PATH - MAKING CHIC BAGS THAT TRANSITION FROM OFFICE TO GYM THAT ARE BOTH STYLISH AND FUNCTIONAL - PERFECT FOR THE MULTI-TASKING WOMAN.

BRYAR WOLF SOURCING TEXTILES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD, KATIE AND ROSS LIPON OF BRYAR WOLF CREATE EYE-CATCHING PILLOWS THAT BRING A DIVERSITY OF CULTURE TO YOUR DECOR. THEIR ONE-OF-A-KIND ITEMS ARE HAND-CUT AND SEWN IN BEND, OREGON.

BRYAR WOLF

SOURCING TEXTILES FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD, KATIE AND ROSS LIPON OF BRYAR WOLF CREATE EYE-CATCHING PILLOWS THAT BRING A DIVERSITY OF CULTURE TO YOUR DECOR. THEIR ONE-OF-A-KIND ITEMS ARE HAND-CUT AND SEWN IN BEND, OREGON.

BATCH NO. 8 SARAH SPECK'S LATEST COLLECTION FEATURES CRISP AND TAILORED BLACK AND WHITE PIECES - PERFECT FOR THE "BLACK AND WHITE" EDITION OF AMERICAN CRUSH

BATCH NO. 8

SARAH SPECK'S LATEST COLLECTION FEATURES CRISP AND TAILORED BLACK AND WHITE PIECES - PERFECT FOR THE "BLACK AND WHITE" EDITION OF AMERICAN CRUSH

PERMANENT PRESS EDITIONS SHANA FAUST & ALEXA MULVIHILL ARE THE FOUNDERS AND CREATIVE DUO OF PERMANENT PRESS EDITIONS - AN ONLINE PRINT SHOP THAT CREATES ORIGINAL ARCHIVAL QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS THAT ARE GROUPED INTO “EDITIONS”.

PERMANENT PRESS EDITIONS

SHANA FAUST & ALEXA MULVIHILL ARE THE FOUNDERS AND CREATIVE DUO OF PERMANENT PRESS EDITIONS - AN ONLINE PRINT SHOP THAT CREATES ORIGINAL ARCHIVAL QUALITY PHOTOGRAPHS THAT ARE GROUPED INTO “EDITIONS”.

SARAH KERSTEN STUDIO FROM SUNNY BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA SARAH MAKES BEAUTIFUL STONEWARE THAT IS INSPIRED BY HER OWN KITCHEN NEEDS AND FROM FRIENDS AND CHEF'S ALIKE.

SARAH KERSTEN STUDIO

FROM SUNNY BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA SARAH MAKES BEAUTIFUL STONEWARE THAT IS INSPIRED BY HER OWN KITCHEN NEEDS AND FROM FRIENDS AND CHEF'S ALIKE.

CALHOUN & CO. LIFELONG FRIENDS AND CHILDHOOD NEIGHBORS, KERRY STOKES AND ABBY FERIK ARE THE DUO BEHIND CALHOUN & CO. PRODUCING FUN HOME ACCESSORIES.

CALHOUN & CO.

LIFELONG FRIENDS AND CHILDHOOD NEIGHBORS, KERRY STOKES AND ABBY FERIK ARE THE DUO BEHIND CALHOUN & CO. PRODUCING FUN HOME ACCESSORIES.

PREVIOUS STORIES

MERYL LEFKOVICH ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA-BASED JEWELER AND ARTIST MERYL LEFKOVICH WORKS WITH THE LOST ART OF WAX MOLDING.   READ THE STORY

MERYL LEFKOVICH

ASHEVILLE, NORTH CAROLINA-BASED JEWELER AND ARTIST MERYL LEFKOVICH WORKS WITH THE LOST ART OF WAX MOLDING.   READ THE STORY

METTLERS AMERICAN MERCANTILE    A COMPANY MAKING THEIR OWN LABELED CLOTHING IN THE USA AND TRAVELING THE COUNTRY SEEKING OUT HEIRLOOM PIECES FOR THEIR STORE. READ THE STORY

METTLERS AMERICAN MERCANTILE   

A COMPANY MAKING THEIR OWN LABELED CLOTHING IN THE USA AND TRAVELING THE COUNTRY SEEKING OUT HEIRLOOM PIECES FOR THEIR STORE. READ THE STORY

MCDURMOTT GLASS STUDIO HANDBLOWN GLASS MADE THE ORIGINAL WAY READ THE STORY

MCDURMOTT GLASS STUDIO

HANDBLOWN GLASS MADE THE ORIGINAL WAY READ THE STORY

PAINES CREEK OYSTER COMPANY I HAVE BEEN GOING TO THE BREWSTER FLATS FOR MANY YEARS BUT I HAD NEVER SEEN THE OYSTER BEDS UP CLOSE UNTIL I MET JOEY WERZANSKI THE OWNER OF PAINES CREEK OYSTER COMPANY.  READ THE STORY

PAINES CREEK OYSTER COMPANY

I HAVE BEEN GOING TO THE BREWSTER FLATS FOR MANY YEARS BUT I HAD NEVER SEEN THE OYSTER BEDS UP CLOSE UNTIL I MET JOEY WERZANSKI THE OWNER OF PAINES CREEK OYSTER COMPANY.  READ THE STORY


DURANGO BIKE COMPANY BELIEVES "THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT THE FUTURE IS TO CREATE IT".

DURANGO BIKE COMPANY BELIEVES "THE BEST WAY TO PREDICT THE FUTURE IS TO CREATE IT".

 A GRILL BUILT FOR AMERICA WITH 100% AMERICAN MADE PARTS

 A GRILL BUILT FOR AMERICA WITH 100% AMERICAN MADE PARTS


BE INSPIRED. BE UNIQUE. BE YOU.  That is the motto of Jewelry designer Gillian Hurrie.                       

BE INSPIRED. BE UNIQUE. BE YOU.  That is the motto of Jewelry designer Gillian Hurrie.                       



FAMILY OWNED FOX CREEK LEATHER - making leather biking jackets and accessories for men and women.

FAMILY OWNED FOX CREEK LEATHER - making leather biking jackets and accessories for men and women.

SKI JACKETS MADE JUST FOR YOU.  No more looking like the next guy to you on the lift!

SKI JACKETS MADE JUST FOR YOU.  No more looking like the next guy to you on the lift!

BEAUTIFUL PIECES OF WORK: WELL CRAFTED AND SOLID.       Get educated on what an end gran butcher block is by Nils Wessell the owner of Brooklyn Butcher Blocks.

BEAUTIFUL PIECES OF WORK: WELL CRAFTED AND SOLID.       Get educated on what an end gran butcher block is by Nils Wessell the owner of Brooklyn Butcher Blocks.

BOTTLES AND BONFIRE - Candles, wine and bonfires.

BOTTLES AND BONFIRE - Candles, wine and bonfires.

JACOB BROMWELL - How many companies can say they've been around since the invention of the lightbulb?

JACOB BROMWELL - How many companies can say they've been around since the invention of the lightbulb?


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