AERANAUTS Q&A 03
Yuki Matsuda, Designer and Tastemaker
Join us for the latest instalment in our Aeranauts series, an exploration of inspirational people, from all walks of life, in their own words.
Poolside with Mocha ©Monica Orozco
Yuketen shoes are hand-made from quality ingredients in Maine by local shoemakers with decades of experience
What goes into a Yuketen boot
Yuki at 18 in Osaka just before he left for Los Angeles
All Yuketen shoes are made the traditional way with an awl, needle and thread
Completing the cross cross heel stitch on a moccasin
Finishing the crepe sole on a pair of moccasins
Yuki at trade show Pitti Uomo in Florence, Italy. Photo by Josh Peskowitz
What draws you to Italian food?
Is it important to stop the clock sometimes?
Taking a break at Pitti Uomo. Photo by Josh Peskowitz
Taglierini al tartufo from l’Brindellone
After hours with friends in Florence. Photo by Josh Peskowitz
AERANAUT Q&A 02
Joshua Skirtich, Industrial Designer
Joshua Skirtich is an engineer of the possible. He occupies a room in a shared apartment in Williamsburg, the hippest neighbourhood of Brooklyn, New York. His room is just 8 feet by 11 feet with massive loft style windows along one side.