Back in September of 2015, we started the first chapter of the Weathered Project with an introduction to Mitch Kirilo, Gastown Tattoo Parlour artist and owner. Over the past four months, Mitch journeyed around the country in his sturdy Tellasons – we’re interested to learn how he (and his winter armour) fared over the Winter.
The vibe was inclusively exclusive, where stating your name at the door meant the difference between witnessing a unique event first hand or watching from the outside, peering through a pair of large glass windows.
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.
It’s been a little over a year since Dutil Denim proudly launched Freenote Cloth in Canada. We talked to Sales Director, David Strong, about the companies’ developments over the last year and his view on fast fashion.
“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.”
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.