Rawhide Revival

Rawhide Revival

By Ryan Lutz The thought of making work that’s easily consumed and quickly forgotten — what’s the point? I want my work to be cohesive, to age and improve like old leather. ~ Tift Merritt, country folk musician and songwriter TIMELESS MATERIAL When I was a boy, my dad...
The Trusted Furrier

The Trusted Furrier

By Cammie Jones Gently swinging in the breeze along Ellis Street is a dark green shingle sign and on it is the image of a guard. It reads “Richards Furriers — We Guard Your Garments.” A red brick sidewalk leads to the front door of a hidden gem in downtown Augusta....
A Focused Path

A Focused Path

The Vision for Augusta’s Riverwalk By Don Rhodes Every year, thousands of visitors and residents walk along the Savannah River from Sixth to 13th streets. Newcomers refer to the area as the “Riverwalk,” but older residents remember the original name, “Oglethorpe...
In A Class of Their Own

In A Class of Their Own

By Don Rhodes Although Augustans may have heard talk about the Washington Initiative, it has nothing to do with Washington Road or George Washington who visited Augusta in 1791 as the first president of the United States. The Washington Initiative is an ongoing effort...
Complementary Designs

Complementary Designs

By Danielle Wong Moores For locals in the know, the name Nandina is synonymous with the interior design studio boutiques located in downtown Aiken, Atlanta and Greenville. But co-owner and interior designer, Susan Victor, along with Sue Shannon, recalls that “we...