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Jetboil’s Limited Edition Titanium French Press: An ultra-lightweight way to make coffee for two or more in the field

Jetboil's Limited Edition Titanium French Press

Whether in the city or out in the fresh, crisp mountain air, a hot cup of coffee will work wonders. In the past, we’ve championed Snow Peak’s titanium french press, though its 24-ounce size isn’t ideal for groups. The recently released Jetboil Javastein……

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Valley Cruise Press: This independent publishing house features alternative illustrators and cheeky pins

Valley Cruise Press

Valley Cruise Press is basically a giant middle finger to the tired claim that print is dead. With a sharp eye for exceptional illustration stemming from their own strong talent, Valley Cruise founders Ted Feighan and Ally Quandt have created an……

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Cool Hunting Video: Thornwillow Press: From papermaking to printing and publishing, this upstate NY-based company does it all while keeping modern technology at arm’s length

Cool Hunting Video: Thornwillow Press

When upstate in Newburgh, NY recently, we visited Thornwillow Press headquarters. Founder Luke Ives Pontifell (who started the company in 1985 as a labor of love) guided us through his diverse collection of printing processes and presses, as well……

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Ditto Press London: The independent publisher and printer opens up shop with a bevy of books, photographs, risographs and more

Ditto Press London


Next to the Regent’s Canal in the pretty but comparatively sleepy De Beauvoir area in London, sandwiched in between Haggerston, Shoreditch and Islington, risograph print studio and publishing house Ditto Press has just opened its doors…

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Khi-Khi Milk Co. Vietnamese Cold Press Coffee: A bottled version of the classic sweet drink, made with care in Charleston, SC

Khi-Khi Milk Co. Vietnamese Cold Press Coffee


South Carolina is well-known for its incredible southern cuisine, accompanied by sweet tea—and Michael Claisse is hoping to add some more exotic options to that drinks list. A line cook in his native Charleston since he was 14, Claisse branched out and founded…

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Wild Life Press + Table of Contents: Alt culture publisher Steve Terry brings limited edition and one-off vintage books to the Portland concept shop

Wild Life Press + Table of Contents


Steve Terry is the man behind Wild Life Press, an independent publisher that creates limited edition books (among other things, like a lookbook and even a flexi disc) working in…

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Kellie Strøm’s Worse Things Happen At Sea: Illustrated tales of mythical maritime adventures in a concertina book from Nobrow Press

Kellie Strøm's Worse Things Happen At Sea


Perhaps it’s London-based illustrator Kellie Strøm’s inability to swim that led to his interest in creatively charting the nautical horrors of the sea, but as his latest project demonstrates, it’s…

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Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books

Susan Angebranndt, owner of Santa Fe’s Green Chair Press, has created a quirky line of miniature matchbox books that are simply delightful.

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Each book is a mere 1 3/8″ x 2″ and comes housed in a matchbox handmade by Susan herself. The books’ topics range from the history of the ampersand and a “much abridged” version of Pride & Prejudice to tiny collections of art in her “artist in a box” series.

Just imagine the adorable Stuart Little mouse library you could make with a collection of these. Think about it. Tiny mouse library. There is nothing more adorable. While you’re doing that, be sure to check out the full collection and order a few.

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life

Green Chair Press: Miniature Matchbox Books / on Design Work Life


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Thornwillow Press Correspondence Cards: Showing the same attention to quality and design to cards as they do with their hand-bound books

Thornwillow Press Correspondence Cards


While the price of Thornwillow Press’ hand-bound, limited edition letterpress printed books—meant to last more than a lifetime—can reach a couple thousand dollars, you can still get a taste of the brand’s dedication to quality and…

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