Inventory was established in 2009 as an online platform and biannual publication to explore the aesthetic and cultural interests of its founders. By offering a unique and global perspective on design, craftsmanship and culture, both forgo the temporariness of trend to instead focus on the brands, designers and artists whose bodies of work reflect a commitment to quality, and a desire for innovation.
Our cover stories for Fall-Winter '12 focus on Takashi Tateno, the man behind cult Japanese brand Workers, and Nigo, a true industry icon. The issue also features contributions by Fumihiko Okabe, Dave Potes and Terry Ellis as well as Wtaps, Eleanor Pritchard, Red Wing Shoes, Vitsœ, Luca Caccioni, Larry McKaughan, and photo essays by Aaron Wojack and Katsu Naito. — Printed in Canada 7,500 Copies w/ Takashi Tateno Cover 200 Pages Perfect Bound - 8.45" x 11.25"