Live Level Journal

A gathering of stories from our community of creative outdoor dwellers, makers and doers.
Plus the latest happenings from Mark & the team.

James Craven making leather wallets

Flat Leather
– meet the maker

We spent a morning with the splendid human that is James Craven, AKA Flat Leather. James hand makes our beautiful wallets from scratch and hand stitches them too. Take a look at our photo journal of his process and hear the inspiration behind his beautifully minimalist design…

Rucksack magazine volume 2 cover

Rucksack Magazine
– meet the curators

We caught up with Mirko and Lauren to hear about the inspiration behind the beautiful rucksack magazine – what’s in store for volume 2; the challenges along the way and exciting analogue and digital ideas for the future…

Sheffield Pocket Knife
– in the making

In our hometown ‘Steel city’ Sheffield stands an unassuming brick industrial building. Slip inside to a time warp – a cacophony of busy clanging, hammering and whirring of antiquated machinery. Crafts persons turning blocks of wood and blank stainless steel blades into stunning pocket knives. We documented the whole process…

Traveller white T-shirt

– in the making

A photo journal documenting the 21 processes that went into creating out Traveller design through from dog-rough pencil sketch, to lino cut through to being hand screen printed in our hometown Sheffield. Not as simple as print and stick 😉 

Pop-up shop

Pop-up shop
– TLC on tour

In a world of e-commerce brands run from laptops across the globe, we think there is nothing better than getting out there – showing our beautiful products and meeting our wonderful customers, Check out our little pop-up shop and dates for this summer, and come and say hi…