General Store. 4035 Judah Street, Outer Sunset, San Francisco, California, USA.
“There’s a certain person who has this desire to live near the sea,” artist and shop-owner Serena Mitnik-Miller tells me. “It’s hard to explain to people who don’t get it, but it’s important in our lives – an understanding you don’t even need to talk about.“ Serena and her husband and business partner, Mason St.… Read More
I came across the image above on Instagram last week, via Boutique Unicorn, a unique boutique in Montreal. I was about to retweet when I stopped to wonder who created it. After a quick Pinterest search I found Brighton-based designer and typographer Lola Hoad, who made and posted this and a bunch of downloadable images like it as part of an initiative to do all her Christmas shopping this year at indie shops. … Read More
Tinsel Trading Company. 828 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10065, USA
Some people like to keep things. Arch Bergoffen did. His thing was thread: shiny, bright, metal-covered thread, made in France, to be specific. It’s proper name, in the 1930s, was “tinsel.” The son of a tailor, Arch (or Mr.… Read More