Atlas

The craft and curio magazine





Leather Island: Teranishi Studio




Teppei Teranishi works leather pieces and cuts of canvas into beautiful wallets, bags, clocks and other functional essentials. From playing bass and keyboard in punk bands to crafting leather, Teranishi sat down with Atlas to discuss where his inspiration comes from and how music influences his craft now.
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Open Doors: Billykirk


Billykirk recently opened a brick and mortar shop in the Lower East Side neighborhood of New York City, which reignites the classic concept of work-shop. Atlas chats with them about the space here.

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One To Watch


Baltimore-born maker and artist Matt Singer collects vintage watches, which are then restored and resold, along with his line of domestically produced and thoughtfully designed shirts, bags, and accessories. Atlas sits down with Singer to discuss the synergy between the two aspects of his collection. 

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Trust/Fund


       

As the holiday shopping season begins, Atlas tracks down designer-purveyour Shana Tabor. Her store In God We Trust questions, by its moniker and continued existence, the power of the American dollar. It’s a thought that’ll stay at the forefront of our minds in the coming weeks.

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Designer Interview: Left Field


 

The men's fashion feature in our Currents issue brought a few well-crafted shirts and jeans made by Left Field dockside. Here, we catch up with designer Christian McCann about his inspiration and walking the line between vintage and new. 

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Continued Conversation: D.S. & Durga


 

In our Voyages issue, Atlas interviewed  D.S. & Durga  on their musicly themed  Bowmakers scent collection. D.S. & Durga have since released their HYLNDS collection, which draws inspiration from ancient folklore and the mystic lands of Scotland and Ireland. 

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Issue Preview: Heath Ceramics


For our premiere issue, Atlas visited Heath Ceramics to document the production practices of this noteworthy studio that has been an innovator and legacy in American craft since Edith Heath first began the pottery company in 1948.

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