"Walking in Two Worlds" - Louie Gong Profiled on CTV's First Story

July 10, 2012

 Jessica McIntire and her CTV First Story crew dropped in on me for an epic day of filming that included everything from art-process shots in my living room ...to a custom shoe workshop ...to my childhood home two hours away up in Nooksack.  My friend Brandon Laskowski, founder of custom shoe website Paint or Thread, said this is one of the best news pieces featuring a custom shoe artist that he’s ever seen.




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Blog

A New Kind of Cover Feature for Eighth Generation
A New Kind of Cover Feature for Eighth Generation

May 16, 2017

Since Louie Gong (Nooksack) started Eighth Generation in 2008 as a way to sell the custom shoes he was decorating with cultural art, Eighth Generation's inspiring story and innovative business practices have been featured in magazines, newspapers, television shows, and online publications - but never a textbook...until now!

Continue Reading

The 2017 Blanket Design Contest Ends with a Surprise Twist!
The 2017 Blanket Design Contest Ends with a Surprise Twist!

May 01, 2017

After rigorous review of 60 strong submissions, the Eighth Generation team has made its final selection for the 2017 Blanket Design contest!

Continue Reading

Our Flagship Store at Pike Place Market is Hiring!
Our Flagship Store at Pike Place Market is Hiring!

April 06, 2017

Eighth Generation, the first Native-owned company to offer wool blankets, is searching for a self-starter with a strong general awareness of the Native experience, history and art ...

Continue Reading