Workshop Visit: The Joinery

During a visit to Portland, Oregon last month, I got a chance to tour the wood furniture showroom and workshop for The Joinery with marketing manager Cassandra Jackson. The Joinery began as a one-person furniture refurbishing and repair business in 1982 and now employs a team of craftspeople using a range of joinery techniques to… Continue reading Workshop Visit: The Joinery

MultiPly Installation at London Design Festival

MultiPly, a nine-meter high, carbon-neutral wooden pavilion made entirely of American tulipwood opened to the public on September 15th in the Sackler Courtyard of the V&A in time for the London Design Festival. On display until October 1st, the the installation is made with the first UK-manufactured cross laminated timber (CLT) panels. It was created… Continue reading MultiPly Installation at London Design Festival

Henrybuilt’s Vertical Bar Block

Seattle-based furniture and systems maker Henrybuilt first introduced its iconic bar block kitchen system back in 2009. The company has now added the Vertical Bar Block to bring function to challenging corners and small spaces. An integrated electrical outlet for phone charging keeps both the phone and cords out of the way, while tailored storage… Continue reading Henrybuilt’s Vertical Bar Block

In the Toy Box: Ot/tra by Zimmerman Workshop

Brooklyn-based Zimmerman Workshop Architecture + Design debuted its new furniture company Ot/tra by Zimmerman Workshop at the Architectural Digest Design Show last March. Named after co-founder Sofia and Adam Zimmerman's two children, Ot/tra designs and handcrafts furniture for workplace, hospitality, and residential interiors. Catenary, the brand's first collection, includes two barstool styles, a table in… Continue reading In the Toy Box: Ot/tra by Zimmerman Workshop