The Adventurer, The Maker, The Everyman
The inaugural issue of the indie magazine Collective Quarterly -a travel + lifestyle magazine, is now available for pre-order. One of the more exciting launches to take place within independent publishing. Founded by Jesse Lenz, Seth Putnam, and Jay Gullion, the Collective Quarterly was created to gather like-minded creatives, take them on a journey, and explore the local artisans and crafters of uncommon goods. With beautifully conceived and well-executed writing and photography, each issue will explore a single location taking the readers on an inspired journey. This is a magazine about creating. The first issue titled Issue Ø, contains fascinating content centered around both the local talent of Marfa, Texas, and the visitors inspired by the quaint, yet eccentric town. Each sequential issue of Collective Quarterly will focus on a different location -a trip to a particular region of the country or the world, bringing talented artists together to unearth the culture and creative voice of the area they visit.
Honoring artists with varied talents and styles, Collective Quarterly not only highlights the creative process of unique and gifted individuals, but they also enlist these artists to create specially crafted goods. Attempting to merge the ever challenging commerce and editorial conundrum, they offer a tightly edited group of products that include clothing, accessories, jewelry, art, and music, all of which are inspired by the magazine’s chosen location, available only through the Collective Quarterly online store. Coinciding with the launch of Issue Ø, the dry goods collection features a range of limited edition and exclusively developed new products, made in collaboration with some favorite brands, including Faribault Woolen Mills Co, Duluth Pack, and Fischer Clothing. The spirit of American hand-made goods. Brilliant.