American Craftsman Project


Tadd Myers is a talented photographer who is dedicated to capturing the spirit of American artisanal brands on this inspiring website, American Craftsman Project.

In Tadd’s words:
“While computer-controlled robots and Chinese factories are churning out most of the products that feed the great machine of consumption, along the less-traveled backroads and in the dustier corners of our economy, the craftsman keeps an older, slower, more picturesque kind of work alive”.

The site features companies such as Trail Town Custom Boots (Texas), Danner Footwear (Portland), Nokona Athletic Goods Company (Texas) and new to the site, Rising Sun & Co (Pasadena).
Mike Hodis’ denim brand, Rising Sun, handcrafts indigo clothing, echoing a time when jeans were not merely made but crafted. By reviving the tradition of quality American needlework they create only the highest grade of garments.

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