Author: Photos by Sara Essex

Louisiana Made: Metal Winner

As far as daily commutes go, David Cano’s is hard to beat. It runs from the recently renovated second-floor loft apartment directly above his wife’s letterpress studio to just down the street at the expansive metal fabrication shop where, with…

Louisiana Made: Making Scents

There’s a deeply NOLA phenomenon that could be described as a kind of neon twilight. It happens when the last of a humid day’s sunset shines off a low-slung sky blanket hanging, it seems, just out of reach, and casts…

First Impressions

Leslie Graham and Ryan Howell master the art of letterpress in Alexandria

Jennings Apiaries

Ruston compnay creates honey and honeycomb products straight from the hive

Savoir ‘Fair’

Ruston woodworker Joshua Mitchell works to bring together creatives as well as the larger community

Savoir ‘Fair’

Ruston woodworker Joshua Mitchell works to bring together creatives as well as the larger community

Fog Machine

Clinton-native’s etherial, minimal images evoke loneliness and strength

Wildthings

Baton Rouge butcher Jordan Ramirez spices things up with his first retail pepper sauce

In Stitches

New Orleans designer Sigourney Morrison has her colorful brand of cool all sewn up

Sound Design

Violin maker Anya Burgess connects classical and Cajun in her Arnaudville workshop