Journal

December 19, 2014

Apolis Office and Holiday Reflections

Apolis Office and Holiday Reflections

Like many others in the United States and around the world, we have spent this holiday season gathered around a table with family and friends, reflecting on 2014 and looking forward to the year ahead.

December 3, 2014

Retail: Open in Costa Mesa, Apolis: OC Marketplace

Retail: Open in Costa Mesa, Apolis: OC Marketplace

On November 13th we were proud to host the opening reception of Costa Mesa's Apolis: Orange Country Marketplace inside Cloth&Metal, part of the new retail concept, OC Mix.

November 13, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Five

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Five

After an exhausting routine of over 1,000 miles of traveling a day, we woke up to a Sunday morning in Mexico’s capital, D.F., the federal district.

November 20, 2014

Film: Apolis: Peru Project

Film: Apolis: Peru Project

With today's release of our Alpaca Travel Kit we wanted to share a short film of the behind-the-scenes process of co-creating our Alpaca collection with our manufacturing partner in Lima, Peru.

November 15, 2014

Field Tested: Obstruction Point

Field Tested: Obstruction Point

Just before arriving at the Hurricane Ridge visitors center there's a seldom taken 8.5 mile dirt road that leads to the highest stretch of maintained trail in the Olympic Mountains.

November 11, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Four

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Four

Over the years of traveling we have periodically hitch hiked and every once in awhile we’ll pick up hitch hikers. 

November 9, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Three

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Three

Lacking sleep and traveling between four Mexican cities in five days - your bound to make mistakes. 

November 7, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Two

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day Two

We spent the morning in Monterrey enjoying huevos and jamón at Hotel Habita MTY and then raced through the pouring rain to the airport for a domestic flight to Oaxaca, southern Mexico.

November 5, 2014

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day One

Travel: Mexico Expedition - Day One

After a seven hour red-eye commute to Monterrey, a few caffeinated beverages and some broken Spanish, we arrived to Monterrey’s Gen Mariano Escobedo Airport with a welcoming of a mild 65-degree rain and a buenos días from our cab driver! 

November 4, 2014

Preview: Mexico Expedition

Preview: Mexico Expedition

Every season, we partner with a developing country to create a travel documentary that celebrates the heritage of a country and highlights the manufacturing process of our season’s key product.

October 30, 2014

Film: Apolis + The Venture, Behind-the-Scenes

Film: Apolis + The Venture, Behind-the-Scenes

In 2004, we began this journey with a simple and perhaps naive, idea: the idea that people could live better lives if they were given opportunity, a chance to practice their trade, gain employment and determine their own future.

October 28, 2014

People: Alan Koch, Architect

People: Alan Koch, Architect

Over the past six months we have enjoyed getting to know Alan Koch, Apolis Nomad & Los Angeles architect.

September 28, 2014

Film: Seattle Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

Film: Seattle Reception, Apolis: Nomad Market

We're proud to share a short film showcasing the highlights from our September 10th opening reception of our traveling installation Apolis: Nomad Market inside our Seattle retail partner, Glasswing Shop.

September 17, 2014

Retail: Open in Seattle, Apolis: Nomad Market

Retail: Open in Seattle, Apolis: Nomad Market

On September 10th we were proud to host the opening reception of Seattle’s Apolis: Nomad Market inside Glasswing Shop.

September 16, 2014

Film: Design and Community, Apolis: Common Gallery

Film: Design and Community, Apolis: Common Gallery

Since we opened the doors of Apolis: Common Gallery, our first regionally-branded Apolis retail space in November 2011, we’ve hosted regular Global Citizen gatherings and recently we started our speaking series.