When the time came for Jennifer Causey to work on the follow-up to her book, “Brooklyn Makers,” she took the opportunity to reconnect with her roots in the South. The result became “Southern Makers,” an impressive compilation of 25 photo essays about and interviews with craftspeople throughout the South. “Southern Makers” covers a diverse group, […]

Terms such as “smartphone” and “wearable technology” have managed to casually slip into the modern lexicon. With what seems like hundreds of products boasting new technological advances released every year, the rate has been both staggering and overwhelming. Still, despite what may be on the horizon, we see no indication that the classic wristwatch will […]

As Paul Trible’s guide and mentor, master tailor Robert Emmett taught Paul nearly everything that he knows about shirtmaking. With a career spanning over two decades and operating four bricks-and-mortar locations throughout London, including a store on the famed Jermyn Street, Robert is one of the city’s finest shirtmakers. Having worked alongside Paul Trible and […]

As the artist behind Sure Hand Signs, Ross Trimmer’s work is all over town. High Point Barbershop, Y & H Mercantile, Harvest and Portrait House, to name a few, all feature Trimmer’s hand painted signage. In this day of quick and vinyl, there seemed to be little room left for disappearing trades like hand painted […]

Virginia is home to a small but strong and growing surfing community. Home to the East Coast Surfing Championships (ECSC), Virginia Beach’s is, at times, its epicenter. On an early Friday morning, I left the office and headed east to the beach to catch up with a local craftsman: Austin Saunders. Austin operates a board […]