How a $40,000 Swedish Carpet Is Made

How a $40,000 Swedish Carpet Is Made

https://youtube.com/watch?v=XBxyaRiGc6oIn a Swedish coastal town, a small group of weavers create the most coveted carpets and tapestries in the world. Made is a series of short films that demonstrate how everyday luxury objects are made, and honor the process...

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How a $5k Luxury Leather Jacket is Made

How a $5k Luxury Leather Jacket is Made

https://youtube.com/watch?v=dcio8mXpC94Meet designer Savannah Yarborough, whose totally bespoke approach takes the rugged individualism of leather jackets to its logical, luxurious end.

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Bringing Handmade Back to America

Bringing Handmade Back to America

https://youtube.com/watch?v=knz00SxTm9cBased in Providence, Rhode Island, Lotuff Leather creates handcrafted leather goods with their team of twenty two employees. One of their most complicated bags, the Triumph Briefcase, requires a multitude of skill sets to create; from leather working, to...

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Why This Hatmaker Sets Fire to His $950 Felt Masterpieces

Why This Hatmaker Sets Fire to His $950 Felt Masterpieces

https://youtube.com/watch?v=B55vfVp4nI0Nov. 10 -- In Venice, California, Nick Fouquet designs and builds custom headgear from raw materials. He makes each by hand, as requested by a client roster that includes celebrities like Pharrell and Anne Hathaway. No two hats are...

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How Hand-Built Custom Skis Are Made

How Hand-Built Custom Skis Are Made

https://youtube.com/watch?v=SyCALZVdkh8At Wagner Custom Skis in Telluride, Co., the size, skill, and ambition of a skier are taken into account while handcrafting a one-of-a-kind pair. But it’s on the mountain where Wagner style really shows.

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How the World’s Softest Wool is Made

How the World’s Softest Wool is Made

https://youtube.com/watch?v=2HA_Fa4b1tMOn a remote island miles off the coast of Scotland, Mati Ventrillon makes hotly sought-after Fair Isle sweaters according to traditions that are centuries old. Made is a series of simple, gorgeous short films that demonstrate how everyday luxury objects...

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The Soulful Art of a Flamenco Guitar

The Soulful Art of a Flamenco Guitar

https://youtube.com/watch?v=fpfyF4gx3jwConde guitars have been inspiring artists from Leonard Cohen to Bob Dylan. They are made in a humble basement workshop in Madrid by a third generation of artisans. Video by Gloria Kurnik and Leila Hussain MADE is a Bloomberg Digital Original...

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How Grain Makes Wooden Surfboards

How Grain Makes Wooden Surfboards

https://youtube.com/watch?v=bmtqKO8Un6oIn this episode of Bloomberg Pursuits' MADE series we visit a shop in York, Maine. Grain Surfboards are built through an additive process that has much in common with traditional wooden ship-building. Planks of wood are cut and glued...

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The Last Baseball-Glove Maker in America

The Last Baseball-Glove Maker in America

https://youtube.com/watch?v=U2875MaK264Nokona baseball gloves are made in Nocona, Texas using a number of different leathers including kangaroo, cowhide and buffalo. From hot stamping, to embroidering, to lacing, Nokona has been handcrafting ball gloves since 1934. Video by Brian Schildhorn Made is...

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How Bespoke Italian Leather Shoes Are Made

How Bespoke Italian Leather Shoes Are Made

https://youtube.com/watch?v=ITiyKmYnL-0In a small workshop in Florence, Saskia Wittmer crafts leather shoes that are as unique as each customer. MADE is a series of simple, lovely short films that demonstrate how everyday luxury objects are created. Video by Leila Hussain.

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