A Life Rooted in Craftsmanship

A Life Rooted in Craftsmanship

Custom boat builders are becoming increasingly difficult to find, particularly in the Chesapeake Bay area. Despite the trade significantly falling off throughout the years, Steve Zimmerman followed his passion for boat building and built a successful, growing business along the way. After a bold move of deferring his acceptance to UVA’s law school, Steve headed...
October 02, 2015 — Mel Calabro
Atlanta Scene: Andover Trask

Atlanta Scene: Andover Trask

The story of "finance man turned entrepreneur of beautifully crafted goods” is one we know all too well. It’s a story we hear a different iteration of almost daily, and to be quite frank, a story that never gets old. We were first introduced to Matt Weaver of Andover Trask through our good friend, entrepreneur...
Meet Eric Trine: Artist/Designer

Meet Eric Trine: Artist/Designer

Eric Trine is a commercial artist and designer in Long Beach, CA who makes really, really good-looking furniture, among many other things. Intrigued by his studio, extensive collection of plants, and personality — which is nothing short of charismatic, even on the Internet (see: #FridayFancyDance) — we had to know more about the artist and...
Monroe Cufflinks + Joe Rhames

Monroe Cufflinks + Joe Rhames

In the spring of 2012, we collaborated with our friend and Virginia artisan Joe Rhames on creating a pair of sterling silver cufflinks. Our goal was to make cufflinks that were classic but stood out at the same time. The Monroe Cufflink was the result. As both craftsmen are based just outside of Charlottesville, Virginia,...
October 03, 2014 — Ledbury