Here the vision of a Long Island-born restauranteur, who spent 30 years honing his craft & earning the respect of the notoriously discerning ramen community.
Definitely No Robots: a behind-the-scenes video of furniture manufacturing shop Vitsœ's dedication to craftsmanship, narrated by the shop's dedicated community of workers.
Ken Butler has spent decades crafting unique instruments from unorthodox components, having developed an intricate understanding of how materials and form translate into very specific acoustic details. Hear him talk about it on the podcast Rendered.
As part of my own practice in exercising craftsmanship, each Composure scarf is made and worn to reflect on the stories of people in my life with perspectives worth embodying. Scarves and stories at alwayscomposure.com.
With the diligence of craft—
A brief note: after a first week of seeding Facebook with Composure, I'm beginning to do some more outreach. Follow along here at facebook.com/alwayscomposure, which some of you already have—please accept my thanks, and consider taking a moment to share through the simple 'invite friends' button as it turns out this small gesture goes a long way.
Uncertainty plagues all meaningful pursuits; if we are to do our best work in the face of uncertainty, perhaps we must first hone perspectives that allow us to stay the creative path. So in these notes, a series of reflections on various themes. This week, craftsmanship.
Quality scarves in a rare balance of silk and wool, handmade in NYC.
Alongside each scarf, vision and virtues for the development of creative independent business.