For students of an independent-heavy mentality, community is superfluous. It’s extra, it’s garnish. It’s considered strength to stand solitary, to be your own well-oiled machine.
There is something so relatable to the fear of writing in the first page of a fresh notebook or deciding what you will draw into the first page of a new sketchbook, even taking a new passport picture offers a crippling glimpse at what could be a fresh start.
Our flagship store located in Vancouver has a community topography often judged for cold attitudes and emotional irreverence. But there are some pockets of this city that let in just enough warmth to relax even the coolest personalities.
Our playlist this week is brought to you by Vancouver’s award winning animator/illustrator Sitji Chou.
“Food helps us to stay connected to each other in a more personable way without phones and all the other things that disconnect us from having one-on-one interactions with each other.”
Doublewood denim have released this beautiful promo video featuring their women’s skinny jean. Read about their responsible manufacturing process and how they’re redefining the term “Made in China”.
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.