Maker stuff

DIY: Hand-painted signs

We asked our friend and sign painter Cody Swinkels to show us how to build and hand-paint a wooden sign. And thanks to James Barry from Ramble, we have a beautiful video tutorial to help explain Cody’ ...

Meet our makers

Meet our makers

1.  Jessica Reed  2.  Pawel Mikoluk  3.  Stephen Rapp  4.  Mia Barrett

The pretty side of cardboard

The pretty side of cardboard

Montrealer Marie-José Gustave takes cardboard crafting to lofty heights. She uses the corrugated side of cardboard to give depth and patterns to her handmade furniture, clocks, bowls, mirrors, and lam ...

We love ombre

We love ombre

1 Mini Ombre Books  2  DIY Ombre Napkins  3 Seashore Pro Typeface  4 Ombre Garland by Pomove

Allied Maker’s Vessel Lamps

Allied Maker’s Vessel Lamps

Ryden Rizzo — a woodworker and designer in Sea Cliff, New York — founded Allied Maker last year. He creates his lamps, kitchen wares, and desk accessories by hand. His pieces are exercise in restraint ...

Classic literature in chalk

Tanamachi Studio worked with Puffin Books to create Puffin Chalk, a series of classic children’s books, including Peter Pan and the Wizard of Oz. The whimsical covers were created completely by ...

Fewer than three

Fewer than three

Toronto designer Jonathan Sabine’s <3 Side Table has three distinct parts: a wood top, a wood dowel leg, and a bent tubular steel leg. The steel leg makes contact at two points, which allows the ta ...

The making of a guitar

Follow the creation of a handmade guitar with stringed-instrument maker Joe Yanuziello.

Zoë Mowat

Zoë Mowat

We like pretty much everything Montreal-based Zoë Mowat designs, including her beautiful and functional Arbor Jewellery Stand and Contain Writing Desk. Images © Zoë Mowat Design