End Grain

Opening Ceremony's patchwork-bright Tumi bags, Olympic design, a blog devoted to letterpress and wood type, and more

Started in August 2009, the excellent blog End Grain is dedicated to finding and aggregating the best examples of letterpress and wood type. The site also provides a helpful directory of links to letterpress-related shops on Etsy.

Metromint Water

Metromint water is a great new addition to my fridge. Created by the husband and wife team of Rio Miura and Scott Lowe (who are also behind David Rio teas), Metromint is made with only two ingredients: pure water, and mint from Washington. The flavor is just right– a notch or two above subtle, and way below intense. I’ve been bringing it to the gym …