As we shape the narrative of a venue, dozens of smaller stories unfold. There’s the romance of falling in love with a new place, object, or craft. The drama of producing, restoring, or recreating just the right piece. The triumph of discovering a long-forgotten treasure.

Read on for the encounters with the people, places, and things which make each Anthologist project a captivating saga—and to find pieces you can shop to help tell your story.