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At a time when everything seems like it’s speeding up, Will-I-Be is a call to slow down. It’s about remembering, reviving and revamping forgotten traditions, skills and technologies. And backpedalling just enough to appreciate the good stuff in life

MAKERS & ARTISANS »

A series about everyting handmade

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Igor Zacharov – The hands of craftsmen

With an off camera flash and a soft box to set the right mood, Igor has an open approach to shooting, letting the caster’s process direct him. “The main characters of the story are the tools, hands, and the product, […]

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Ray

This is a short documentary featuring Blacksmith, Ray Mathis. Ray owns and operates Tutto Metal Design located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Ray’s craft has evolved from the beginning of his career when he worked as a farrier shoeing horses to […]

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Manny Avalos

Manny Avalos is a Renaissance man. His expertise spans the subjects of mathematics, teaching, painting, music, and woodworking.

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New Belgium

New Belgium Brewing invited Johnnyrandom to create music from found objects — think mash tuns, the bottling line, wood barrels, glassware and New Belgium cruiser bikes — at the brewery in Fort Collins, Colorado. The result of those 800 unique […]

CULINARY PORN »

It’s safe for work, but not if you haven’t had lunch yet

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Grilled Portobello Burger w Seriously Sensational Salsa

Grilled and raw goodness all merged into one ridiculously delicious and packed with flavor veggie burger. There is no way that even the most meat loving person won’t feel fulfilled after a meal like this.

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Slow Cooked Shredded Beef Ragu Pasta

The Italians are genius. I consistently marvel at how a hunk of cheap beef, a handful of pantry staples and 15 minutes of active effort can produce something as luscious as this.

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Raclette, Ham and Rosemary Sandwich

It’s time for a hearty sandwich again! Imagine rich and aromatic cheese melting on top of slices of rustic ham in between a crusty bun!

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Sole Piccata

The recipe for this pan-fried fillet, finished with a white-wine butter sauce laced with lemon, capers, and shallots, is adapted from Rick Moonen’s Fish Without a Doubt (Houghton Mifflin, 2008).

MUSIC »

Our favourite music compiled by our team and friends

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Emotional

by Arnau Bataller on The Red Band Society

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Touching and big drama

by Arnau Bataller

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O Que Serà (a Flor Da Pele)

by Raffaele Casarano & Locomotive on Legend

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Foujita

by Marc Johnson & Eliane Elias on Swept Away

OUR COLLECTION: THE WIB ONLINE STORE »

An eclectic assortment of inspiring products in collaboration with the WiB community

THE GIFTS OF LIFE »

A look on the bright side of life. A visual reflection of art, inspiration, fashion, culture and nature.

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Three brothers on a summer adventure in Neil Bedford’s new series for Kinfolk

Photographer Neil Bedford’s latest series Are We There Yet? for the new issue of Kinfolk is an absolute summer dream. Capturing three boys as they go on a road trip, we see them skimming stones, napping in the back seat and constantly play-fighting.

And Yet the Books by Czeslaw Milosz

And yet the books will be there on the shelves,
separate beings,
That appeared once, still wet
As shining chestnuts under a tree in autumn,
And, touched, coddled, began to live
In spite of fires on the horizon, castles blown up,

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Bonnettstown: A house in Ireland

Between 1978 and 1982, photographer Andrew Bush, with his Masters in photography from Yale, stumbled upon a house, while hitchhiking in Ireland.

MEMORIES »

Memories that once moved me

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Memories of Aug 2015 Week #4

Memories that once moved me

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Memories of Jul 2015 Week #5

Memories that once moved me

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Memories of Jul 2015 Week #3

Memories that once moved me

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Memories of Jun 2015 Week #1

Memories that once moved me

BESPOKE EXPLORATIONS »

Intriguing individuals sharing insights of extraordinary destinations

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Eylenda

Two filmmakers spent 14 days in Iceland to shoot, what they discovered was unimaginable

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On the road: Finland

We fell in love with the magical landscape, the serenity and the wide and untouched nature of Findland.

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WIB Explores: Californian Wilderness

Venturing into the Californian wild is not a rarity for furniture designer, artist and FvF guest Sean Woolsey who adheres to his “stay wild and free” motto by embarking on frequent travels and road trips. This time he takes us […]

WE HONOR OUR PHILOSOPHY

Zen does not confuse spirituality
with thinking about God while one
is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality
is just to peel the potatoes.

_Alan Watts