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Loïc Towel featured on Aaron Peck's blog, the Vancouver-based critic who wrote the introduction to this Deck Towel x Publication Studio of Hermann Melville's Billy Budd. Aaron Peck is the author of The Bewilderments of Bernard Willis (published by Pedlar Press) and, in collaboration with artists Adam Harrison and Dominic Osterried, Letters to the Pacific (published by Publication Studio). Excerpts have appeared in Golden Handcuffs Review, Matrix Magazine and West Coast Line. Recent reviews, interviews and articles have appeared in Art Agenda, artforum.com, Art Papers, Canadian Art, Foam, Fillip, La Fabrica's Matador, and 01 Magazine, and he has contributed to...

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Ape to Gentleman

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A very nice featured on the Loïc Towel on Ape To Gentleman blog!  "Most great brands start from simple ideas and none more simple than the concept of a deck towel – at least that’s how it seemed at first. On closer inspection the Deck Towel is much more in depth and calculated than their laid back branding would suggest. Founded in 2010, their first collection was inspired by a 1930s photograph of five Belgian soldiers bathing in the Meuse River (shown above), and imagining the sort of materials and patterns the soldiers might have used to dry off. The...

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