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23 March 2016

Episode 232

27 minutes

From the objects on his desk to tips on getting the creative juices flowing, Shinola’s creative director Daniel Caudill tells us how he works. We also sit down with English model, activist and entrepreneur Lily Cole, who explains how to create an ethical business, and hear Steve Van Doren’s personal stories from the early years of Vans on the brand’s 50th anniversary. Plus: we meet the founder of independent watch brand Ressence at Baselworld.

23 March 2016

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Lily Cole

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From sustainable knitwear to the frontiers of the “gift economy”, English model, activist and entrepreneur Lily Cole explains how to create an ethical business.

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Shinola’s Daniel Caudill

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From the best objects on his desk to tips on getting the creative juices flowing, Shinola’s creative director Daniel Caudill tells us how he works.

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Ressence

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Benoît Mintiens from independent watch brand Ressence talks about the origins and future of the company.

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50 years of Vans

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It’s been half a century since The Van Doren Rubber Company was founded in Anaheim, California – in case the name isn’t familiar, they soon shortened it to Vans. Steve Van Doren, the son of the company’s co-founder, shares stories from the early years of every skater’s favourite shoe brand.

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