Archive for the ‘inspiration’ Category

WE LOVE: FEATHERWOOD FRAMES

Posted on: October 13, 2014

It’s no secret that AT-95 is all about Oak. Not only is Oak beautiful –  it’s local. In fact, it’s the quintessential American hardwood. So, when we found that Featherwood Frames shares our enthusiasm for Oak and other local American …

WE LOVE: BLU SKILLET IRONWARE

Posted on: September 30, 2014

Blu Skillet Ironware is the collaborative creation of Patrick Maher and Caryn Badgett in Seattle, Washington. Patrick is a blacksmith and an artisan by trade, and Caryn is a painter. Together, they share a passion for creating beautiful and pragmatic …

BOURBON HERITAGE MONTH

Posted on: September 25, 2014

We would be remiss by letting September slip through our fingers without mentioning Bourbon Heritage Month. Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has declared September to be a month of celebration of the rich historical and cultural heritage as well as …

WE LOVE: 1820 HOUSE CANDLES

Posted on: May 15, 2014

It’s always a pleasure to feature a fellow Ohioan on our Field Notes blog. Especially when they smell so good!

1820 House was founded by Melissa Smith in East Palestine, Ohio. Her candles are inspired by an innate attention to …

WE LOVE: THE J.J. ABRAMS + THEORY11 MYSTERY BOX

Posted on: March 6, 2014

“Maybe there are times when mystery is more important than knowledge.”— J.J. Abrams

The Mystery Box is a handcrafted, wooden lockbox made of 100-year-old reclaimed wood, containing 12 decks of Mystery Box Playing Cards. Each box is locked with an …

AMERICAN TRIBUTE: THE ONE ROOM SCHOOLHOUSE

Posted on: June 5, 2013

The One Room Schoolhouse could most definitely be credited as a vital thread that stitched rural America into small towns. Often, these one room schools would be placed quite literally in or near a field and children of all ages …

WE LOVE: BEST MADE CO.

Posted on: May 10, 2013

Here are items currently in our ‘cart’ from Best Made Company. Made in the United States!

 

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WE LOVE: GREG LAUREN SPRING 2013 COLLECTION

Posted on: April 24, 2013

Tattered linen and burlap seemingly recovered from an old trunk. Cross over closures, sateen bows and industrial clasp details. Destroyed, intentional and beautiful. That’s how we’d define the 2013 Spring Collection by Greg Lauren.

Many know Greg Lauren for …

We Love: Ace Hotel NYC

Posted on: November 5, 2012

Although the Ace Hotel in New York has been around for awhile, we’re still dying to feature it here on our blog, frankly because we are in love with the place. Every trip to New York always involves a …

Cheers to a Good Bar

Posted on: June 20, 2012

Bars are often the place of origin for the best ideas, love stories and schemes.  This bar’s aesthetic sparks many great ideas for us!