Janara Nerone: Thanks for turning me on to your magazine! I really enjoyed this article (Bonsai Kid.) What an inspiring artist. I hope to have a tree again someday!
Jane Wildey Vuille: In an age of disposable everything, it is good to know that there is an industry such as this. I wish we could return to more craftsmanship.
Vintage.axe.restoration: What a story! (The Wootz Hunter Documentary.) A must watch for everyone. Thank you for sharing this.
OUR WINTER ISSUE:
In our second look at The Craft of Community we explore "The Architecture of Trust" in a story written by Michael Erard, an expert in linguistics. This story is a sophisticated look at public gatherings for "civic dialogues" that might rebuild the bridge between today's opposing political camps.
And, on a lighter note, our other topics story offers a little help with your holiday shopping. In "Led By The Nose," Barbara Tannenbaum dives into the rich new world of indie perfumes. In a story that is entertaining, surprising, and revealing she discovers a wealth of scents that the big perfume houses have long ignored.
There will be more stories coming soon. So check back regularly...
LISTEN TO OUR ARTICLES. We are working with San Francisco’s American Contemporary Theater (A.C.T.), and their MFA students, to bring you a number of narrated articles. We will be launching our first audio articles in the next few months.
THE CRAFTSMANSHIP MAP. Many of you have asked us about work-shops, studios, and schools where you can learn a craft or hone skills in your chosen craft. While doing our research, we discovered that a comprehensive source for this information does not yet exist. So, we are setting out to create one. We will bring you more details soon.