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Local Author Visit

It was a real pleasure to get together with local author, and fellow maker, Maya Pagan Donenfeld.  We gave Maya a shop tour, and talked about her new book, which offers up some really inspirational advice for creating a new self identity after crisis, trauma, or loss.  It's called Hope Make Heal; 20 Crafts to Mend the Heart and would make a wonderful gift for a friend or for one's self. Maya's...

Meet Janet

It seems that each of us on staff are here primarily because we enjoy working with our hands. More specifically, we like the sense of accomplishment that comes from turning simple raw materials into objects of value. We all make shoes during the day, but many of us also have side projects and hobbies that continue to keep our hands busy after hours. Janet, who we have been getting to know for the...

Birds of A Feather: Assembly

We find inspiration in other businesses and organizations who, like us, work to promote a love of good design and an appreciation for fine craftsmanship.  In this series, which we call Birds of a Feather, we'll share stories and ideas from around the world that reflect our own values.  We hope that you find them as inspiring and thought provoking as we do.


Assemblyis a new design studio with...

NorthernGRADE


We were thrilled to be selected as a vendor at the exclusive NorthernGRADE menswear pop-up market.   The market features only 100% made in the USA menswear and seems like a perfect fit for our American (sourced and made) shoes. 

Dave and his wife Andrea will be heading out to Minneapolis for the market in mid September and they'd love to see you there. 







All images via NorthernGRADE.com. Check...

Union Store in Seoul now carrying Aurora Shoe Co. Middle English


We're thrilled to be included in the hip menswear selection at Union Store in Seoul.   We're set along side Aran sweaters, TRVR wool caps, and organic cotton neck ties.  It feels like a good (and stylish) place to be. 





Birds of a Feather: Beam & Anchor

We find inspiration in other businesses and organizations who, like us, work to promote a love of good design and an appreciation for fine craftsmanship.  In this series, which we call Birds of a Feather, we'll share stories and ideas from around the world that reflect our own values.  We hope that you find them as inspiring and thought provoking as we do.

Beam & Anchoris a perfect example of...

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