weareconstance:

New Orleans designer, illustrator and all-around stand-up guy, Justin Shiels has released the 2nd issue of the online publication InvadeNola Guide to New Orleans. Be sure to give it a look as he and his team have been working hard over the years, collecting and featuring interesting people and places around our great city.

Our WHO DAT plaques are featured in this issue!

weareconstance:

New Orleans designer, illustrator and all-around stand-up guy, Justin Shiels has released the 2nd issue of the online publication InvadeNola Guide to New Orleans. Be sure to give it a look as he and his team have been working hard over the years, collecting and featuring interesting people and places around our great city.

Our WHO DAT plaques are featured in this issue!

Here’s a sample of some of the items we’ll have on hand at tomorrow’s edition of Avant Garden, which takes place from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm at the Joan Mitchell Center 2275 Bayou Rd., New Orleans. We’ll be sharing booth space with Kathleen Currie’s fragrance SMOKE, shirts and accoutrements from Defend New Orleans, and vintage menswear from DEPT of CHANGES.
Here’s a full list of items we’ll have for sale:
Vintage Suits & Sports coatsVintage TiesVintage Shirts & FlannelsVintage OuterwearVintage and new Bandanas CXXVI GearBelt BucklesWho Dat PlaquesPocket knives WatchesBooks and MagazinesAntique Objects
See you out there!

Here’s a sample of some of the items we’ll have on hand at tomorrow’s edition of Avant Garden, which takes place from 11:00 am - 6:00 pm at the Joan Mitchell Center 2275 Bayou Rd., New Orleans. We’ll be sharing booth space with Kathleen Currie’s fragrance SMOKE, shirts and accoutrements from Defend New Orleans, and vintage menswear from DEPT of CHANGES.

Here’s a full list of items we’ll have for sale:

Vintage Suits & Sports coats
Vintage Ties
Vintage Shirts & Flannels
Vintage Outerwear
Vintage and new Bandanas
CXXVI Gear
Belt Buckles
Who Dat Plaques
Pocket knives
Watches
Books and Magazines
Antique Objects

See you out there!

This just reminded me, we’ve got a few of these left in the DNO Store. Get them while they last.
Also, we’re gearing up for Fall. More to come very soon.

This just reminded me, we’ve got a few of these left in the DNO Store. Get them while they last.

Also, we’re gearing up for Fall. More to come very soon.

(Source: free-man)

Standard Supply officially launched on April 16th at the Avant Garden Spring Commencement. It was the perfect platform for us to put out our first wares.
Avant Garden is a biannual creative market curated by Constance - a New Orleans arts organization run by graphic designer and all around gentleman Erik Kiesewetter. We’ve both collaborated with Erik on a number of projects and communities over the years and have seen him grow his network and operation to amazing heights here in New Orleans. Avant Garden is in many ways a physical manifestation of that network.
The market is filled with some of the best and brightest makers and creative folks in the city. It’s also thick with SS&S Co. friends and collaborators including Matthew Holdren, Lisa Cohn, Rick Bergez, and Candy Ellison.
Erik explains the inspiration behind the event and why he does it here and here. The next one happens in December, be sure to make it out.

Standard Supply officially launched on April 16th at the Avant Garden Spring Commencement. It was the perfect platform for us to put out our first wares.

Avant Garden is a biannual creative market curated by Constance - a New Orleans arts organization run by graphic designer and all around gentleman Erik Kiesewetter. We’ve both collaborated with Erik on a number of projects and communities over the years and have seen him grow his network and operation to amazing heights here in New Orleans. Avant Garden is in many ways a physical manifestation of that network.

The market is filled with some of the best and brightest makers and creative folks in the city. It’s also thick with SS&S Co. friends and collaborators including Matthew Holdren, Lisa Cohn, Rick Bergez, and Candy Ellison.

Erik explains the inspiration behind the event and why he does it here and here. The next one happens in December, be sure to make it out.

We’re proud to announce that the first outside brand we’re bringing to market in New Orleans is CXXVI - producers of gorgeous handmade American goods. For Spring / Summer 2011 we’ll be carrying these accessories:Top: Anchors Bandana $32, Life Preserver Bandana $32, Messenger Hat $72, Sink or Swim Bandana $32Bottom:  Marlin Spike Knife $104, Whale Money Clip $96, Fleet Canvas Bag Blue $38, Fleet Canvas Bag Red $38Look for them in the DNO Store starting today.

We’re proud to announce that the first outside brand we’re bringing to market in New Orleans is CXXVI - producers of gorgeous handmade American goods. For Spring / Summer 2011 we’ll be carrying these accessories:

Top: Anchors Bandana $32, Life Preserver Bandana $32, Messenger Hat $72, Sink or Swim Bandana $32
Bottom: Marlin Spike Knife $104, Whale Money Clip $96, Fleet Canvas Bag Blue $38, Fleet Canvas Bag Red $38

Look for them in the DNO Store starting today.

The SS&S Co. Black Flag, handsewn in New Orleans, is our warning shot over the bow. Beware carpetbaggers and philistines! Our city is hundreds of years old with some of the deepest cultural roots in the nation. Our language, food, art and music - our very way of life - are sacred living traditions based on generations of knowledge and experience. Our greatest tradition is a deep heritage of making useful things. New Orleans is a city of makers. This is the town where the Higgins Boat and the Wood Screw Pump was born. This is a town that once housed seven large scale working breweries. This is a town where we manufactured rope, apparel, tools, hardware - anything and everything needed to run a civilization. We aim to make our way back to that place. This flag represents a start. It’s a physical signifier of our core value; “independence through labor and ingenuity.” Fly it on your house, inside your office or workshop, above your secret fort or pirate ship to let the world know New Orleans ain’t nothin’ to trifle with.The first flag is proudly hanging in the DNO Store at Magazine & First Street, which is also the first retail project we designed.

The SS&S Co. Black Flag, handsewn in New Orleans, is our warning shot over the bow. Beware carpetbaggers and philistines!

Our city is hundreds of years old with some of the deepest cultural roots in the nation. Our language, food, art and music - our very way of life - are sacred living traditions based on generations of knowledge and experience.

Our greatest tradition is a deep heritage of making useful things. New Orleans is a city of makers. This is the town where the Higgins Boat and the Wood Screw Pump was born. This is a town that once housed seven large scale working breweries. This is a town where we manufactured rope, apparel, tools, hardware - anything and everything needed to run a civilization.

We aim to make our way back to that place. This flag represents a start. It’s a physical signifier of our core value; “independence through labor and ingenuity.” Fly it on your house, inside your office or workshop, above your secret fort or pirate ship to let the world know New Orleans ain’t nothin’ to trifle with.

The first flag is proudly hanging in the DNO Store at Magazine & First Street, which is also the first retail project we designed.

neighborhoodr-neworleans:

The Defend New Orleans store is finally open.  Come on by for apparel, art, books, and other curated items by local artists and creators.
11AM - 6PM everyday1101 First Street (Magazine & First)Lower Garden DistrictNew Orleans, Louisiana 70130
www.defendneworleans.com

The DNO Store, our first retail design project, opened today. Come on down to Magazine & First Street to see the results.

neighborhoodr-neworleans:

The Defend New Orleans store is finally open.  Come on by for apparel, art, books, and other curated items by local artists and creators.

11AM - 6PM everyday
1101 First Street (Magazine & First)
Lower Garden District
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130

www.defendneworleans.com

The DNO Store, our first retail design project, opened today. Come on down to Magazine & First Street to see the results.

(Source: neighborhoodr-neworleans, via defendneworleans)

defendneworleans:

DNO Store. First & Magazine. Opening next Thursday, 4/28.

Beyond excited!

defendneworleans:

DNO Store. First & Magazine. Opening next Thursday, 4/28.

Beyond excited!

Standard Supply & Service Co., founded in 2011 by Jac Currie and Jonah Langenbeck, is a creative services studio. SS&S Co. produces retail environments, apparel, products, and events, as well as branding, marketing, and interactive projects for select clients. The resulting spaces and objects are ephemeral expressions of the history, geography, seasonality, lifestyles, and cultures of New Orleans and the Gulf South.

We constructed our name in honor of Standard Supply & Hardware Co., a now defunct manufacturer of tools and hardware in New Orleans. The loss of a regional class of companies like Standard Supply and others including Woodward Wight, Jax, Terry & Juden, and Higgins Industries precipitated the decline of a working middle class in New Orleans. Our regional economy is now based on tourism and the service industry with no manufacturing base.

We believe there is another way. One in which we become makers again and earn back our independence through labor and ingenuity. This principle defines raw Americanism in its purest form - the outlaw, rebel spirit that made America what it was at its height.

Our goal is to create products and environments that are regionally authentic and locally made. John F. Kennedy once said, “a rising tide lifts all boats.” We aim to embody this ideal by working with a regional network of designers, artisans, and craftsmen to produce our wares.

We’re opening a pop-up in the Defend New Orleans store in late April and have much more on the immediate horizon.