FIELD COMPANY'S LAUNCH / by Juan Jimenez

The Field Skillet is a meticulously designed smoother, lighter cast iron pan reminiscent of the best vintage American skillets—but with a modern twist. This is your new everyday pan and it will get continuously better the more you use it.

From crispy roasted vegetables, to flakey pie crusts, to a perfectly seared steak, cast iron's heat retention and knack for developing a natural non-stick surface benefits nearly every kind of cooking. A cast iron skillet is capable, durable, and at home in most any context. Braise over hot coals. Simmer on the latest induction cooktop. Serve at the table. Hang it on your wall. Then hand it down to your grand-kids.

I worked on Field Company's cast iron skillet while contracting with Prime Studio in New York. It was a fun project to work on and to learn a lot about cast iron manufacturing techniques. Field company has made over $300,000 in just 10 days, exceeding their original goal of $30,000.  Find the Kickstarter campaign here.

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