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Ben Derico’s Bikes 4 Books and Documentaries

Ben Derico’s Bikes 4 Books and Documentaries

“As a documentarian at heart, getting to have access to how creative people approach their work and get it done, is exactly the type of material I strive to document.” Read more.

Jena Buckwell’s Volunteer Staunton and Studio Jewelry

Jena Buckwell’s Volunteer Staunton and Studio Jewelry

“Projects that I can make entirely my own, that I also feel passionate about, on a content level.” Read more.

Dan Granata’s Acting and Writing

Dan Granata’s Acting and Writing

“I’ve been an actor and writer for most of my life, and I can’t think of a period where I wasn’t working on at least one writing project, in rehearsals, performing in a show.” Read more.

Len Kendall’s adventure-game Cartegram

Len Kendall’s adventure-game Cartegram

“Cartegram is a side project I dreamed up in the early summer during a session of ‘Product Dev Friday,’ a weekly tradition that involves stepping away from the day-to-day work.” Read more.

Knoed Creative’s jewelry line RFRM and handwriting service Handiemail

Knoed Creative’s jewelry line RFRM and handwriting service Handiemail

“It’s a nice retreat from the 9-to-5, and gives something to think about and look forward to.” Read more.

Nathalie Williams’ Knitting

Nathalie Williams’ Knitting

“Knitting is a productive activity, and I enjoy the sense of accomplishment when I finish a piece.” Read more.

Chris Maier’s Little Salon

Chris Maier’s Little Salon

“Little Salon grows out of a belief that the vitality of a community can be measured by that community’s homegrown creativity.” Read more.

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