Thursday, April 14, 2011
Best Made. New York.
ARCHIVAL CLOTHING RUCKSACK.
BEST MADE ALL-PURPOSE FIRST AID KIT.
Hand-woodblock prints in limited edition of 15 at the Best Made St. Paul, MN Outpost. 6 topographic maps from the US Geological Survey (LA and SF, Lake Mille Lacs, Mt. Ranier, Yosemite, and Yellowstone).
FOUND MY ANIMAL DOG LEAD. Adjustable solid brass o-rings and solid brass clips. Hand-spliced by New England rope-makers. 25% of all proceeds from the sale of this lead go to support The Louis Animal Foundation.
Best Made letterpressed notecard set. Printed by Press New York in NYC on French Dur-O-Tone 100% recycled newsprint card stock with a soy based ink, on a mid-70s Heidelberg windmill platen press. Other messages included are: "EVERYTHING HERE IS WONDERFUL", AND "C.C.G.F. FOREVER" (COURAGE, COMPASSION, GRACE, FORTITUDE).
"Whether it’s a 9-to-5 job, or a weekend hobby, many of us have an undeniable passion for that which excites us. Campers, hikers, backpackers, geographers, photographers, painters, woodworkers, surfers and musicians: they make things, they create, they travel, they explore and they all gather around the campfire that is Best Made."