On this Behind The Pines post we’re featuring Red Herring Supply Company! If you’ve been in the shop or follow us on Instagram, you’ve most likely seen our favorite monstera key ring a time or two. Red Herring Supply Company makes a variety of handmade leather goods in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Each item they design is thoughtfully put together to ensure quality and uniqueness in each piece.
We sent the Red Herring team a series of questions just to get to know them a little bit better.
Q: Describe your style in three words…
A: Honest, Functional, and Notable.
Q: What is your best seller?
A: Monstera key rings.
Q: Your go to recipe?
A: Fried eggs.
Q: How do you spend your time away from work?
A: Thrift shopping, sketching on the bus, and exploring the diverse Winnipeg restaurant scene.
Q: Favorite book?
A: The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck.
Q: Favorite piece in your home?
A: My ornamental pig.
Q: How did you start making and creating?
A: I always try to find different facets to explore my creativity and discovered that working with leather combines my interest in art and working with my hands.
Q: Favorite place to vacation?
A: Iceland. ♥
Q: Favorite fabric?
A: Canvas + Flannel.
Q: What would you be doing if you weren’t in your current career?
A: I’d probably be operating a dumpling food truck!
Q: What is the one thing in your career that you’ve never regretted?
A: Taking risks.
Q: What is the best advice you’ve ever received?
A: Always persevere.
Q: What’s at the top of your bucket list?
A: Doing a solo art show.
Q: Favorite cocktail?
A: Spiced rum and Coke.
Q: What part of your job do you find most surprising?
A: How we aren’t able to predict what would sell the best at markets.
Q: Where do you turn for inspiration?
A: Old things, architecture, nature, and conversations.
Q: Favorite place in the world?
A: My bed.