These kitchen textile designs are modern meets rustic.
Two design engineers team up in unexpected business of creating utilitarian items for modern homes.
The metalsmithing of Kerri Shannon, of Kshan Jewels, sets her hand-crafted pieces apart.
Fraulini Guitars brings old world craftmanship to the musical community near and far.
The quiet imagery and minimalist typography of Jessica Bates' cards speak volumes without uttering much more than a whisper.
One Barrel Brewing Company not only breaks preconceived notions of Wisconsin's beer tradition, but also boasts a savory history all its own.
In a time when so much of what we do takes place in the digital realm, Sara Gomach was drawn in the opposite direction, toward the craftspeople, designers, artists, cooks—the makers—in Madison creating things with their own hands. In late 2013, the local photojournalist began documenting these eclectic artisans in their workspaces, showcasing their stories through stories and images. The following is a glimpse into the creativity she's captured.
Castro's unique, large-scale artwork is popping up all over the community.
Quince & Apple whips up small batch preserves and syrups in it's homey kitchen.
Bethany Nelson's collection of tote bags, clutches and tea towels balance beauty and function.
OSD boasts a warm, spacious tasting room fit for the likes of Don Draper.
Nicholas Schmidt's craft is about more than just great fitting garments—it's a personal journey.
Lisa Hepburn's signature rounded impressions are balanced with muted tones and the clean lines and silhouettes of mid-century aesthetics.
The foundation of the Roots Chocolate operation goes beyond the dark, imported cocoa beans.
Joseph transforms pieces of unassuming lumber into rich, heirloom-quality pieces of furniture.
Hatch Art House a warm and quirky space on Madison's spirited east side.
Old-world skill and clean, modern lines are at the heart of Jepsen LeatherGoods.