Brion Paul

Brion Paul

STORIES BY Brion Paul

ReadLetterpress Printing

Letterpress Printing

by Brion Paul

The first printing presses were hand-operated and remained so for the first 350 years

ReadHot Smoking

Hot Smoking

by Brion Paul

From the smoldering smell of a freshly extinguished match, whisking you back

ReadYacon

Yacon

by Brion Paul

One of the most effective superfoods of modern times is the Yacon root

ReadNaugahyde

Naugahyde

by Brion Paul

Nothing better evokes the post WWII optimism and better-living-through-chemistry ideology

ReadHorn Spoon

Horn Spoon

by Brion Paul

One of nature’s very useful materials, horn (whether from ox, buffalo, stag, ram or bison)

ReadPorcelain

Porcelain

by Brion Paul

Its hardness, translucency, high resistance to heat, distinctively deep white color and

ReadSeersucker

Seersucker

by Brion Paul

The brightly colored cotton fabric associated with Southern gentlemen, J. Crew catalogs and

ReadCanvas

Canvas

by Brion Paul

Canvas refers to a heavy-duty weave of fabric, a plain weave as opposed to a more complex

ReadMezcal

Mezcal

by Brion Paul

While a bikini-clad, shot-chugging, glut of Spring Breaking tequilas dominate the popular