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Béhar’s own home

A boxy contemporary on the sloping streets of San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood, reveals his wide-ranging interests and his knack for imbuing everyday items and spaces with beauty and utility in equal measure.

Bill and Terry Timmy, Brooklyn-based makers of artisanal drinking water

Bill and Terry Timmy are introducing handcrafted water to the world with an almost pathological attention to craftsmanship and a thirst for helping people become less thirsty.
The Timmy Brothers. They make water.

What is the future of these garments that are so deeply rooted in the past?

What makes Japanese denim special is not only the materials, machinery, and techniques, but also the people and ideas behind the process. This film reveals the intense passion and insight behind Japanese denim, but also poses the question; what is the future of these garments that are so deeply rooted in the past?

Knickerbocker. Away from speed, from mass and from thoughtless consumption

As most brands move toward what’s fast, cheap, and easy, Knickerbocker Manufacturing Co. reminds us the value of the opposite — away from speed, away from mass, away from thoughtless consumption.

Frugal Collection Cape Town

Hannes Schreckensberger and Célia Picard founder of Franco-Austrian design studio Celia-Hannes stayed six week-long in Cape Town – the World Design Capital 2014 to collaborate with local craftsmen from limited resource areas of Cape Town.

Isamu Noguchi (1904–1988)

Isamu Noguchi, born in 1904 in Los Angeles to the Japanese poet Yone Noguchi and the American writer Leonie Gilmour, studied at Columbia University and the Leonardo da Vinci Art School.

K.H. Würtz, father and son team of studio ceramists

Würtz style is simultaneously contemporary in design and archaic in the crafting. It’s been described as timeless but is also future-oriented in the way it supersedes both heavily floral traditional fine china dinner sets and early 21st century minimalist white faience.

LE KLINT’s pleating ladies

The Klint Trust Fund was established by Jan Klint in 1972 and still plays an important role in the company’s financial infrastructure. The foundation grants yearly scholarships to young, up and coming architects and designers.

Noah Klocek, a leading designer and art director in the animation industry

When Noah was young he imagined that he would spend his life in a small cottage in the English countryside painting and drawing alone. Yet he has found that collaborating with others has been the greatest joy and made him a far stronger artist than he could have ever been on his own.

Heather Lawson, Stone Carver

A glimpse into the life of master stone carver, Heather Lawson.

BENCHMARK, passionate about craftsmanship and design and totally committed to sustainability

Sean Sutcliffe and Terence Conran founded Benchmark in 1984 with a dream of creating a craft based workshop that produced furniture on a scale that would provide customers with high quality, beautifully designed furniture made in a responsible way and at a reasonable price.

Thisispaper is crowdfunding the renovation of their new studio and shop

Whatever amount of money you gather, it will definitely support their project. There is no pressure to fulfill the entire goal. They are thrilled to receive whatever you contribute. Every contribution counts!

Coca-Cola “The Perfectionist”

There is no question that Coca-Cola is a successful & iconic beverage, one which many believe to be the “perfect” product. Their goal with this spot is tell a true & timeless story of substance in order to humanize the concept of “perfection.”

Randy Weflen and Wefi Surfboards

Wefi is a West-Coast board builder featuring custom hollow western red cedar boards. They fully-custom air-chambered boards are an entirely different type of ride. Constructed from natural elements found on the West Coast of Vancouver Island, their boards provide a melding medium that unite the rider with the energy of the wave.

“Design is a virus for me, so it sort of infects everything that you do, in a positive way.” Josh Owen

The work of designer and educator Josh Owen is at once simple, practical and quietly innovative. Although the typologies that Owen creates are commonly described as refined, iconic or minimalist, he defines function in humanistic terms.

IKEA connecting social entrepreneurs in rural India to the global market

What does a typical IKEA supplier look like? Maybe you imagine a large factory filled with people making thousands of products a day. But we also work with much smaller producers. Artisans of handmade crafts, producing limited numbers of unique items. Meet the social entrepreneurs whose businesses are changing the lives of people in their communities.

Ishinomaki Laboratory

Ishinomaki Lab is striving to push the DIY concept forward to broaden the horizons of DIY design, helping to energise people and the community as a local-running independent company. Ishinomaki Laboratory began as a workshop for the local community in a coastal area of Ishinomaki-city, Miyagi prefecture, which was devastated by the tsunami triggered by the Great East Japan Earthquake in March 2011.

Kwangho Lee

Kwangho’s childhood among tradition and elements is the creative force driving his original output into an oeuvre of a beautiful symphony of design and crafts. Led by emotional memory instead of precise calculation, Kwangho Lee provides an alternative view on mundane materials.

Ugmonk by Jeff Sheldon

An inside look at Jeff Sheldon’s story, design philosophy, and why Ugmonk is more than just another t-shirt brand.

Wheelchair made from recycled chairs by Clara Romani & Josep Mora

Kigali Chair is a DIY wheelchair made with recycled material, using parts of wheelchairs and useless bicycles. With an easy building system from metal pieces and wheels, we can transform a common chair in a wheelchair.

Sentayehu Teshale, a carpenter without arms

Sentayehu Teshale is a true craftsman. Sometimes you can see Sentayehu working in public around Addis Ababa. Sentayehu has been making stools in Ethiopia for over 20 years.

The Alphabet Press. The Story Of A Letterpress Printmaker

“The revival of letterpress is a painstaking effort. However, we are trying the best to keep old arts and old machinery together because that is all the tangible things we love.”

Adam Cramer. Liberty Vintage Motorcycles

In a crowded Philadelphia garage, Adam Cramer revives vintage motorcycles and the American tradition of grease-stained self-reliance.

Preserving the Authenticity of the Eames Furniture

“In the design part of my life, I put a lot of effort into preserving the authenticity of the Eames Furniture. I wanted put some of those ideas and experiences into video form. Because in this day and age, authenticity is celebrated but not always valued. We try to do both at the Eames Office.” Eames Demetrios

A Letterpress Film

A short film about letterpress and one of the few remaining movable-type printing workshops in the UK, situated at Plymouth University, featuring Paul Collier.

Stukenborg by Bryan Baker

“Letterpress isn’t dying. It’s very alive. There’s a slew of us across the country: in barns, in basements, in sheds, and in warehouses.” -B. Baker

Wesley Taylor, a graphic designer living in Detroit

Wesley Taylor is a graphic designer living in Detroit. He’s not in Detroit because it needs him, he’s there because of the city’s long legacy of making, and it fits him well.


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