In the Press

Nick Schade's Wood Kayak in New York Times May 2013

New York Times – May 2013

Bespoke Global showed a Petrel at the International Contemporary Furniture Fair(ICFF) and the New York Times “All the Rage” column featured it in an article about “Toys for Boys“

Nick Schade in Robb Report H&S Mar 2013

Robb Report Homes & Style – March 2013

The Robb Report Home & StylePremier Issue featured the Petrel through Bespoke Global

Wooden Kayak in Robb Report Singapore Mar '13

Robb Report Singapore Mar ’13

Robb Report Singapore featured the Stitch and Glue Night Heron with Bespoke Global Inuit Intuition – A boatbuilder elevates the primitive kayak to a work of fine art. by Ho Yun Kuan.

Nick Schade for Bespoke Global

Bespoke Global

Bespoke Global was an internet startup offering custom made, bespoke products to high-end clientele.

Guillemot Kayaks in The World Weekly

The World Weekly – Feb. 2013

The World Weekly Magazinefeatured my Stitch and Glue Night Heron through Bespoke Global

Bespoke Kayaks in Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal Dec. 2012

The Wall Street Journal ran a nice article about Bespoke Global who is representing Nick in their catalog of custom made products.

Bespoke Canoe in Fab.com September 2011

Fab.com September 2011

Fab.com in collaboration with Fast Company Magazinecreated a popup store centered on the theme “United States of Design“. We did not have any boats available to offer in the store, but we did offer building plans.

Bespoke Kayak in Fast Company September 2011

Fast Company September 2011

Fast Company magazine created a free iPad app on the theme of “The United States of Design” and featured Guillemot Kayaks to represent Connecticut.

Guillemot Kayaks in Mens Journal

Men’s Journal – October 2010

Men’s Journal included Nick’s “artisanal” microBootlegger in their “Wish List“

Building Strip Planked Boats

Building Strip Planked Boats

With Complete Plans and Instructions for a Dinghy, a Canoe, and a Kayak You Can Build Nick’s second book is a complete guide to using the strip-planked method for building small boats.

Wooden Kayak in SobeFit Magazine - Nov. 2009

SobeFit Magazine – Nov. 2009

The personal fitness magazine SobeFit featured the Night Heron in their Gear and Apparel section.

Handmade Kayaks in Outside Magazine

Outside Magazine – Aug. 2009

Justin Nyberg has a nice write up of Guillemot Kayaks in Outside Magazine

Guillemot Kayaks in Wired - July 2009

Wired Magazine – July 2009

Cliff Kuang of Wired Magazine writes that Guillemot Kayaks are “Naturally Superior”, continuing “…though handcrafted using the oldest of techniques, (the boats) out perform its newfangled peers.”

Wooden Kayaks in Forbes Life - June 2009

ForbesLife Magazine June 2009

ForbesLife Magazine featured Guillemot Kayaks in The Eye in their special culture issue. The article says: “Schade’s kayaks are head-swivelingly beatiful…” and quotes Edgar Bronfman about his Night Heron “It’s awesome to look at and it flies.”

Article by Nick Schade in WoodenBoat Magazine

WoodenBoat Magazine

WoodenBoat Magazine published a two part article on building Nymphwritten by Nick.