The idea was this: take a photo every 10 seconds for a year and create a stop-motion video. But rather than string them together end to end (which would not only be unwatchably long, but would do little to reveal the changes that occur over longer periods of time), San Francisco “tinkerer” Ken Murphy set up a [...]

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Myoung Ho Lee photographs solitary trees framed against white canvas backdrops in the middle of natural landscapes. To install the large canvases, which span approximately 60 by 45 feet, the artist enlists a production crew and heavy cranes. Minor components of the canvas support system, such as ropes or bars, are later removed from the [...]

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With summer in the Pacific Northwest starting to show, the Shwood crew has been getting out and exploring every chance we can get! It’s no surprise Eric (Singer) recently showed up at the shop with a busted old canoe strapped to the top of his Squareback. The craft originally cost $50 and with a quick [...]

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For the release of our new “Eugene” style sunglasses, we took to the streets (or road, rather) in a 1967 Shelby Cobra GT350 – a pair of the Eugenes in hand – and saw where it took us. The rural, backcountry roads were quiet and ripe for some meditative speed; For that, the Cobra was [...]

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San Francisco/Utah contemporary retailer Bastille recently began carrying Shwood and to celebrate our work together we thought we would feature them here on our blog. Their shops include outstandingly curated men’s and women’s collections and we’re thrilled to be included alongside some really great brands. We recently had the chance to talk with Jessica Hughes, Bastille’s [...]

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