13 Feb
Austrian military truck tarps, tractor innertubes & vintage WWII canvases used to craft unique bag collection

When first introduced to Defy Bags we knew we were onto something special. Chris Tag, founder and mastermind behind the hand-crafted Chicago-based leather goods company, grew up in an industrial auto manufacturing town which fostered his appreciation for hard work and craftsmanship. Since launching his brand in 2008, Tag has crafted each product from mostly […]


30 Jan
An homage to traditional Japanese design & manufacturing

visvim elevates the foundation of its established brand to the next level with its Japanism collection. Known worldwide for its craftsmanship and use of top level materials, the Japanese brand takes those elements and incorporates them into a collection that pays homage to traditional Japanese design and manufacturing techniques. Label founder Hiroki Nakamura is releasing […]


25 Jan
Jamy Yang's eco-plastic Jiujie Chair for Steelcase

In order to make people think about the pervasiveness of industrial waste, Chinese designer Jamy Yang created the above Jiujie Chair for American furniture maker Steelcase. Yang invented the eco-plastic used in the chair in 2010, and with it wove a sort of nest around the frame of the chair — which when you sit […]