Fortis, a Flagler Beach arts and home decor shop, has officially changed its name to the Florida Workshop.
“The name Fortis meant a lot to us personally as the word means strength, and our maker’s mark focused on the Latin term ‘fortis finere,’ which loosely means strong finish,” explained Sean Palmer, co-owner of the Florida Workshop. “We realized over time through meeting many more local makers and carrying their art and goods that our shop should focus more broadly on the fact that we’re all about this beautiful, crazy place called Florida we all love.”
“Our shop is small, but our hearts are big.”
Although the shop’s name has changed, the location remains the same, at 209 S. Second St., Suite 1, in Flagler Beach.
“We realized that changing the name can help highlight all the local talent that deserves a…