JOURNAL — Stories

Discovering I’m A Fraud And Being OK With It - Nash + Banks

Discovering I’m A Fraud And Being OK With It

In this guest article, Carina Tomietto shares with us her personal story and the inspiration behind her work with Finders & Makers.

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Nadia from BSVII

BSVII: Unique Hats with a Story to Tell

Every hat that Nadia Valavanis of BSVII creates comes with a story. Your story. Made with love and inspiration, these bespoke hats are a creative symbol of the purpose and meaning that resides in your inner self.   Name: Constantina || AKA: Nadia || Often found: In my studio || Listening to: Blues || Whilst sipping: Coffee or whiskey || Passionately discussing: My next project or life goals || And working on: HATS!   "A hat is a flag, a shield, a bit of armor, and the badge of femininity. A hat is the difference between wearing clothes and wearing a costume; it's the difference between being...

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Badass shoes made by Atelier Stefani

Handcrafted Shoes with Integrity for People of Character

Meet the artisan shoemaker creating products for individualists, innovators, thinkers, makers and those who are too gentle to live among wolves. Name: Stefanie Schoeninger || AKA: Stef or Schnitzel (because of my German heritage haha) || Often found:  In my studio or in the ocean || Listening to: Vocal deep house (what can I say? I’m a Berlin girl..) || Whilst sipping: A glass of Laphroaig || Passionately discussing: Design ideas, politics & human rights, what’s for dinner, the power of the mind || And working on: Shoes.   They say that a journey of a thousand miles begins with...

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The DJ Who Became a Jewellery Designer - Nash + Banks

The DJ Who Became a Jewellery Designer

Some people are constantly creating and inventing. For Jon Dadon of Chain + Link, making the transition from music to metalwork was as natural as breathing.   Name: John Dadon || Often found: Downtown, LA || Listening to: Jazz - Currently listening to Yussef Kamaal - Black Focus || Whilst sipping: Coffee || Passionately discussing: Upcoming trips/travel || And working on: Designing jewelry.   There’s no doubt about it, Jon Dadon is one cool dude. He’s a recognised DJ, Founder of Music Is 4 Lovers, the co-founder of Lovelife (Event Production) in San Diego, and the creator of a clothing brand. And, because he had a spare five minutes, he’s now created Chain +...

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