First 10 Years February 2020, ARTIFACT celebrated 10 years of designing and making products focused on quality, utility, and timeless design. It’s been a journey as we learned that being skilled craftspeople solely does not guarantee a solvent business. As...
Our apron restoration is inspired by military “rigger repairs” used on vintage parachutes, field uniforms, and field gear. Although expedient by design, these unique repairs have always caught my eye as having a frenetic, artful quality. They are a wonderful intersection where utility meets art.
A short video showing our ARTIFACT studio in Omaha, Nebraska - where we make specialty aprons and bags, including our popular No.180 Harness Tote. Chris shares techniques used in making this tote as well as his inspiration in designing it.
Part 2 in a series where I share favorite objects I love to look at and use. These objects may seem unrelated, but their common thread is quality, utility, and timeless design - the same principles we strive for at ARTIFACT.
Video link of ARTIFACT studio tour while we are making our sturdy workshop aprons. Plus a deeper dive into the specialized equipment we use in our studio.