Have we forgotten a time where the noise of hammers on anvils defined quality? Today’s craftsman is strikingly different than the independent artists of the late 19th century. Aaron Barak is dedicated to products that are reminiscent of this postcolonial expertise and considerate of modern demands and intricate details
We have selected late 19th century newspaper clippings to bring you a signature print in honor of the craftsman. The distinct advertisements from the Industrial Revolution have been arranged to recreate a picture of progress, strength and masculinity.
In a marriage of tradition and cutting edge technology, we have used a revolutionary laser engraving treatment to etch our signature print onto our leather for a rugged, sophisticated edge.
Here is the living disproof of the old adage that nothing is as dead as yesterday's newspaper… It is the raw material of history; it is the story of our own times. Henry Steel Commager, preface to a history of the New York Times, 1951