September 24th, 2014

Monogram Etiquette

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Although subtle, a monogram adds a hint of luxury to even the simplest gifts. Whether for yourself or someone special, the addition of a monogram lets the recipient know that you not only hand-picked that gift, but that you took the time to make it even more personal and one-of-a-kind.

 

Because the monogram adds so much to the experience of gift giving (and receiving), we want to be sure that you’re picking the right monogram.…

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August 12th, 2014

A Handmade Starbucks Menu in 4,500 Frames

IN: Just For Fun

As lovers of fine things – art, food, fashion, and more – we like to showcase stuff that really stimulates our creativity. 

 

Our friend Dorothy Barnard, graphic designer extraordinaire, recently did a new menu for a local Starbucks using only chalk. 

 

The video is a time-lapse look at Dorothy working her chalk art magic!

 
You know those chalk art posters that are so popular today?…

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June 24th, 2014

Speaking Leather

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It’s no surprise that we live and breathe leather while carefully crafting each item. Lately, we’ve become a little obsessed with speaking the lingo too.

Leather noun.

le-therA material made from the skin of an animal by tanning or a similar process. (simplified)

 

Here, we share a few leather translations in different languages:  

Cuero – Spanish

جلد – Arabic

Cuir – French

Pelle – Italian

Läder – Swedish

가죽 – Korean

皮革- Chinese (traditional)

Skórzany – Polish

לעדער – Yiddish

Leathar – Irish

Leer – Dutch

Nahka – Finnish

Skinn – Norwegian

 

 

 

 

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