Voyager Journal — collaboration

Cocktails with Charles & Megan

Cal Volner-Dison Charles Papillo cocktails collaboration color design Inspiration Ken Ken Megan Thomas-Melly paper goods San Francisco

We sat down at the Ken Ken Ramen shop this week to catch up with our buddies Charles Papillo and Megan Thomas-Melly, two of the creative ninjas behind the bar. With their art backgrounds and tight friendship, Charles and Megan have teamed up to publish their own cocktail recipe book, Ken Ken Cocktails. Full of their colorful illustrations and their creative soju and sake concoctions, we couldn't wait for them to show us first hand what kind of tasty mixes they were gonna whip up. Some of you may recognize Megan's face and name. Not only is she the tattooed beauty...

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Press Works on Paper!

2014 collaboration local San Francisco

Our friends at the great bookshop have started curating literary finds for Voyager! Swing by for your literary fixes. Lots of beautiful fashion titles, collectibles and magazines!

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The Greater Good in a Backpack: stone + cloth

accessories bags collaboration design Inspiration Kilimanjaro Los Angeles Made in the USA Matt Clough quality stone+cloth

Matt Clough is a bag maker, an outdoors adventurer, and a humanitarian. After climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro as part of a quest to climb the highest summits on each continent, he was struck by the need to support education in Tanzania, and how a little money could go a long way there. Once back in the states he started a backpack company by the name of stone + cloth. Their bags are designed and made in California, and part of the sale of each bag goes directly to supporting the Knock Foundation, providing scholarships in education, as well as support to...

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Can you diverge? Flex yo'self in 2013!

2013 art collaboration design Inspiration Resolutions yoga

This particular video pertains to radicalizing education, but it addresses a larger societal issue. Our culture is one that has favored Conformity, at the expense of Creativity, in the name of Industrialization (read: Capitalism.) We ask you, dear readers, in what ways can you nurture Divergent Thinking, the essential capacity for Creativity, "the ability to see lots of possible answers to a question, lots of possible ways of interpreting a question, to think laterally, not just in linear, or convergent ways, to see multiple answers, not one" in your lives?  At Revolver and Voyager we hope to continue to explore...

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Up to bat next: Joshu + Vela at Voyager in November

2012 accessories bags collaboration design handmade Joshu + Vela local quality San Francisco

A few weeks ago I was very fortunate to have the opportunity to visit the studio of San Francisco based bag and leather goods maker Joshu + Vela. J + V’s Noah Guy had just returned from what sounded like a dreamy Indian Summer trip to Montana and graciously invited me to tour his space and give me the rundown on what’s happening at Joshu + Vela. Check out Joshu +Vela's pop up shop at Voyager starting November 8th.  ed. note: All N's are Noah and all M's are me, below and throughout. N: So Robert told you we are...

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