Dani Kreeft is the energetic, creative and straight-talking force behind stationery company Dani Press. We talked to her about the challenges, rewards and inspirations that she has experienced along her journey.
Welcome to the second edition of The Weathered Project: Utility. Char Kennedy is one of Vancouver’s up and coming industrial designers and our second participant in The Weathered Project…
It’s always easy to know the things to say, because we’ve heard them regurgitated so often that we already know the formula. But it’s taking the chance to actually listen, to participate and think critically that removes us from the evils of lazy language.
That voice is your vote, and when you live in a place that wants to hear your voice, then you should let them hear it.
Rare Weaves was a special design project conceived by Hartley Goldestein, a vintage and antique textile collector who, through his archive, discovered that the details in how a garment begins to fall apart is what also reveals its beauty.
Here’s a great video from the ever creative Nudie Jeans showcasing their Lean Dean!
Welcome to The Weathered Project! Over the next 16 months we will be documenting the raw denim fading process with Vancouver tattoo artist, Mitch Kirilo.
Jackson Pollock’s iconic work wear, a uniform of a black t-shirt and dark rinse, paint splattered jeans, has been immortalized in Hans Namuth’s photos inside the artist’s studio. The photos capture a brow-furrowed Pollock, dancing over and around his canvas, bucket in tow, lashing pain on the surface with great energy and deliberation.
Denim has helped shape pop culture since the dawn of time (ie: the late 18th century); in fact, we think the natural history museum should have a pair of Levi’s hanging somewhere next to the dinosaur bones. Some looks inspired us, other looks changed fashion forever. We are counting down to the number one iconic moment in denim’s pop cultural history.
From Moisturizing jeans to Project Jacquard, we take a look at notable denim technologies from the past century.