6 am are curated articles of interest, focusing on brands, lifestyle and inspiration.
Boundary are a Cooperative Brewery in Belfast owned and ran by their members. Opening their doors in 2014, they are the first brewery in NI to bring together modern US styles with the more traditional Belgian/French style beers.
Keep On Pushin' is part of REDirect, a celebration of skateboard filmmaking between www.red.com and www.theberrics.com. Showcasing twelve of the most renowned skateboarding filmmakers in the world, each filmmaker had 2 months to shoot and edit a short film about skateboarding.
A short documentary about micro brewery Mikkeller and the person behind the success.
What makes skateboarder/actor/photographer Jason Lee tick?
The Greasy Hand Preachers
This film explores the revival of manual work through the passion of motorcycle enthusiasts who have found their way to a happy life.
Introducing, the all new 2015 BMW R NineT custom motorcycle.
Brooks England is a bicycle saddle manufacturer in Smethwick, West Midlands, England. It has been making leather goods since 1866, when it was founded in Hockley, Birmingham.
Photographer, provocateur and purveyor of pith. Born in Belfast in 1984, Millar galvanises the city's reputation as the omphalos of the gifted maverick. His work drops the viewer into an uncompromising world of jarring narrative, presented in gelatinous, suffocating colour.
Patagonia, an outdoor clothing brand with an environmental focus, was founded in 1973 by Yvon Chouinard, who since 1964 had been manufacturing pitons (metal anchors used in rock climbing) that would not damage the rock.
Derek J Wilson
"My practice as a ceramicist centres on the making of a diverse range of contemporary objects – from the functional to the sculptural. I always start with the same process, the potter’s wheel being my predominant tool, but my work is never static or fixed and in some ways reflects the multifarious identities of contemporary ceramics – a twenty-first century hybridization of studio potter and conceptual artist."
Who the fuck is El Solitario is a short film by Juan Rayos produced & catalyzed by evasèe filmed in September 2014 in Rias Baixas, Galicia. (SPAIN) "Call it destiny, guts, karma or life but there is some people whose fate is sealed and in an inexorable way are intended to join and create. This is the story of an inevitable meeting of the minds...
Red Wing Shoes factory. The bustling place is an endless expanse of leather, sewing machines, stitching and hot wax thread and has been producing workwear for over 100 years.
Smith joined forces with Victorian grower, gatherer, hunter and cook Rohan Anderson to build a pioneer-style cold smokehouse on his property just outside Ballarat. This short film by Melbourne-based production studio Commoner captures the vision of the smokehouse build and the story of Anderson’s motivation.
Monocle was founded in 2007 as a briefing on global affairs, business, culture, design and much more. We believed that there was a globally minded audience that was hungry for opportunities and experiences beyond nation borders.
Ableton visit Battles at their New York rehearsal space, onstage at Immergut Festival and in Rhode Island at Machines with Magnets studios for the recording of their new album "La Di Da Di". Along the way, we get an intimate look inside the band's set-up, their methods of composing, plus we get to know the three very different personalities that drive the band forward.
Stereo Skateboards co-founders and owners Jason Lee & Chris Pastras take a trip to Atlanta, Georgia for an Adventure in Stereo. "Do what you love, and you'll never work a day in your life..." For myself, that's been skateboarding and the culture that surrounds it.
We make jeans. That’s it. Nothing else. No distractions. Nothing to steal our focus. No kidding ourselves that we can be good at everything. No trying to conquer the whole world. We just do our best to conquer our bit of it. So each day we come in and make the best jeans we know how. Use the best quality denims. Cut them with an expert eye. And then let our ‘Grand Masters’ behind the sewing machines do the rest.
A portrait of Magnus Walker, the rebel Porsche customizer who turned a hobby into an obsession, and an obsession into a successful business. From a workshop in downtown Los Angeles, Magnus obsessively harvests fragments from donor 911s, grafting them onto vintage frames to create one-off automobiles with the spirit of Ferdinand Porsche but an ethos entirely his own.
Tim Hendricks is well renowned tattoo artist and owner of Classic Tattoo in Fullerton, Califoenia. With a wide range of talents that includes surfing and skating any chance he gets, he is a true artist in every sense of the word.
In 1963, Jaguar embarked on the 'Special GT E-type project'. A lightweight E-type purely for competition. Just 12 of an intended 18 lightweights were built. Until now.
Def Jam was started 30 years ago in Rick Rubin's NYU dorm room. Watch him go back to the place where it all began for the very first time.
The making of the innovative Shelterwood Edition, shot in Illinois and Wisconsin
NYC's custom builds, vintage motorcycles, apparel, art, books and espresso shop.
Visit Finca Bella Vista and see where Heart gets some of its green coffee. Then watch as it is roasted in Portland, Oregon.
First in a series of short films produced by and for Whiskey Grade www.whiskeygrade.com Meet Max Hazan. Working at a successful but unrewarding career in design Max decided to pursue what he loved, building one off custom motorcycles unlike anything else out there. Roughly one year into this new life Max reflects on his start, his design process, the bike he just finished...a Royal Enfield modeled on old Italian Speedboats and the one nearing completion... a Harley Ironhead that measures in at eight feet long and three hundred pounds. Sometimes you just have to follow your dreams...
After a decade-long career in graphic design, Derbyshire-based knife maker Ben Edmonds has transferred his fastidious eye for use and function into producing remarkable hand-made kitchen knives.