Graphic design by Plural
Cover by David Sieren
Our Production issue, a collaboration with the Chicago-based collective The Post Family, explores the impact of production in our cities and built environment, and shines light onto several companies we love, with a specific emphasis on those operating in Chicago. In each, we explore the larger implication of our need for production and consumption, as well as the celebration of craft, tradition, excellence and invention.
Text by Chad Kouri with comments by Glenn Hinman, Julia Luke, James Black, Anthony Burrill and Cody Hudson with photography by Andreas E.G. Larsson
Iker Gil and Andrew Clark talk to Arnold Horween III, president of Horween Leather Co., and John Culliton, VP sales
Iker Gil interviews Michael Salvatore, owner and CEO of Heritage Bicycles General Store
Iker Gil interviews Jake Nickell, founder and Chief Community Officer of Threadless
Rod Hunting interviews Jason Fried, founder and CEO of 37signals
Here are your favorite objects, the ones you can’t live without, the ones you use to produce whatever you produce, the ones with the most sentimental value or the ones with the best stories.