Monthly Archives: January 2017

An Interview with David Hildreth and Silas Kyler

David Hildreth and Silas Kyler are the creators of Felled, a documentary film about urban lumberjacking. In conjunction with the movie, they created a book called The Art and Craft of Wood. Could you tell us a bit about how Felled came to fruition? David: Felled is the story of saving a dead neighborhood tree that was

From Mental Illness to Marketing: the Psychology of Nostalgia

What is Nostalgia? Nostalgia was first defined by Johannes Hoffer, a Swiss doctor who described the condition as “a neurological disease of essentially demonic cause.” He noticed symptoms of depression, anxiety, insomnia, and even fever in Swiss mercenaries who were longing for their native land. He coined the term using the roots nostos, a Greek

Hero’s Beacon Cold Brew

As a token of our appreciation leading into the New Year, we created Hero’s Beacon: a unique cold brew iced coffee from Monomyth Studio. This limited, promotional cold brew is available to our friends and clients, or random wanderers who happen to journey into our office. The cold brew is steeped for 24 hours in cold