Journal

Video: Shyama Golden

​Brooklyn-based llustrator and designer Shyama Golden​ talks about her struggles with creative block, starting out on her own, and how to find inspiration and motivation outside your day job.

Video: Thomas Callahan

Brooklyn-based bike builder and knife craftsman Thomas Callahan, of Horse, candidly shares his passion for craft in this short film for Lagom.

A recap of The London Coffee Festival 2017

For 3 years now, the allure of The London Coffee Festival has enticed caffeine-lovers everywhere. The festival is a celebration of the city’s vibrant coffee scene and gives roasters, product manufactures, baristas, and other industry professionals the opportunity to share their love and knowledge of the world’s favourite beverage.

Creative workspace: Betahaus, Sofia, Bulgaria

The work of Betahaus is spread across all four corners of the globe, offering desks for visionaries in Berlin, Hamburg, Barcelona and now Sofia.

Book of the Month: Hackney Studios by Jenny Lewis

Hackney Studios takes a look inside the studios of East London's colourful creative community

Video: Artéfact, Paris

Nestled in the beautiful and historic Le Marais district of Paris, Artéfact offers a sanctuary for lovers of art and tea — as well as the performative art of tea, which the shop keeps alive with style and sophistication.

Lessons learned from creative entrepreneurs

We spoke to the owners of several independent, creative businesses and gained insights into their refreshing perspective on entrepreneurship, and what it can mean to run your own company.

Video: The Old Market Printing Co.

If you enjoyed our piece on the enduring craft of screen printing, written by The Old Market Printing Co.’s Jonny Akers, you might enjoy this short film by Alex Blogg that quickly takes viewers through Charlotte and Jonny’s process.

Visit: The MacSmiths / The Natural Philosopher

If a Mac repair shop and a cocktail bar sound like an odd combination, be sure to pay a visit to The MacSmiths (in the day) and The Natural Philosopher (at night). These Victorian-themed businesses that share the same space are just about strange enough to work.

Stay: The Ludlow Hotel

Step inside Manhattan's The Ludlow Hotel, where contemporary art meets vintage-inspired furniture.

March Finds

Tea, music, and out-of-the-ordinary products — relax with this month’s edition of Finds.

How to launch a product: This is Ground & the yellow hotel room

On Thursday night we attended an event hosted by our friends This is Ground at their Los Angeles HQ, where they introduced the Tech Dopp Kit 2.

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