Taylor Made Culture produces multimedia projects that enrich, challenge and inspire new ways to think about culture and identity. It is owned and operated by author, photographer and cultural documentarian, Candacy Taylor.



The Green Book Project documents properties from a historic travel guide that listed restaurants, hotels, barbershops, beauty parlors, taverns and service stations that were willing to serve black people during the Jim Crow era. This project has been awarded fellowships from Harvard (Henry Louis Gates' Fellowship), the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, the Graham Foundation, the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) and the California Humanities. 


Counter Culture is a critically-acclaimed book and traveling exhibit featuring waitresses aged 50 and older who have been working in American diners for most of their lives.


American Roots examines how hair intersects with culture and identity in the United States. The project received an Archie Green Fellowship from the Library of Congress.


By the Horns captures the struggle and triumphs of a fearless subculture of female bull riders and bullfighters in America.