artisanal

Left Coast Hemp Vodka, by Victoria Spirits

July 11, 2012

Left Coast Hemp Vodka, by Victoria Spirits

My aunt just brought me a bottle of Left Coast Hemp Vodka which is produced here in British Columbia. There are several levels of excellent design and craft involved in it:  the vodka itself, the label, and also the distiller’s great logo, a stylized still.

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Wood and paper lamps from Japan

September 11, 2009

Wood and paper lamps from Japan

“Our lighting is hand-built in Japan from natural materials, including the hand-made paper (washi) of Eriko Horiki, the bent Japanese cedar of Toshiyuki Tani’s Wappa series, the coiled beech wood of the Bunaco Lacquer Ware Company, and the todomatsu pine slats of Takumi Kohgei.

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