Tablets are as old as the Stone Age. We may have recently figured out a way to make them multitasking, interactive addictions, but their basic function – to write our thoughts down – is still at the core of their value, which is why simple pieces like the handcrafted Chalkboard Pad are making a comeback.
The enjoyment of a fine, handcrafted smoking instrument has been around for quite some time. Famous thinkers, authors, musicians and kings – gentlemen the centuries over – have participated in this pastime that invites us to shun the hurried pace of the day, slow down and appreciate the moment.
Author J. Wes Yoder never thought he’d move back to Nashville. Raised in a Music City suburb, he hopped around from one metropolis to the next after college – eight different places in just five years.
For Brian Preston, combining hope, art and craftsmanship isn’t just a vision for his furniture brand, but a way of seeing the world. Restoration is a way of life, and it’s tangible in his products and in the men who are creating them.
When you walk into Revival Cycles, you are greeted with a 1938 Panther M100. But as you look around, you begin to realize that this motorcycle shop is not like any other motorcycle place you’ve ever visited.
You never know where and when the right mix of circumstance, passion and conviction will strike and resonate in you – so much so that you know it must not be a coincidence. For John Loftis, that moment happened in his late teens while watching a television show.
When Tim Tyndall retired from being a university science professor, he needed a hobby. So “Dr. T,” as he is known around the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina, put his botany, biology and chemistry expertise to use by making soap in a shed in his backyard.
If a disheveled home is contributing to a scattered mind and an inhospitable environment, it’s time to banish the disorder. While the bulk of the load is on your shoulders, a family-run, American-made company can at least get you properly equipped.
After 26 years working behind the barber’s chair, veterans Pedro Zermeno and Scott Serrata set out to perfect the craft of classic men’s grooming products.
To say that our modern day American culture takes for granted the accessibility of nearly any type of comfort we desire is an understatement.