October 4, 2016

14 New Products Made in the USA

American-made releases from designers in all corners of the USA.

1. Manufacturer: Gentner Design.
Designer: Christopher Gentner.
Location: Chicago.
Product: Paper.
Standout: Cloudlike plastic shades festoon the polished tarnished-brass LED fixture, handmade by the Windy City metalsmith; a wall sconce and a desk lamp complete the collection.

2. Designer: Rebecca Atwood.
Location: Brooklyn, New York.
Product: Scargo.
Standout: Utilizing established mills and textile printers from around the country, the designer’s latest collection includes fabrics made in collaboration with the Weaving Mill in Chicago and prints produced in Pennsylvania—all sewn into pillows in Brooklyn.

3. Designer: Ted Boerner.
Location: San Francisco.
Product: Reverie.
Standout: Inspired by industrial warehouse windows, this California-made sideboard/media unit pairs a blackened-steel frame and back-painted glass front with interior shelves of solid wood.

4. ManufacturerAvrett.
Designer: Barry Dixon.
Location: Charleston, South Carolina.
Product: Copernicus.
Standout: Teaming with Avrett founder Peyton Avrett, the Virginia-based designer references a galactic theme for a chandelier in satin brass and brushed steel—part of a 9-piece collection with a refined industrial sensibility.

5. Manufacturer: Debra Folz Design.
Designer: Debra Folz.
Location: Providence, Rhode Island.
Product: Drape.
Standout: Sheet steel powder-coated white, black, or pink is artfully formed to mimic a tablecloth in this collection of desk, coffee, and side tables poised on brass-plated tubular steel legs—designed by the RISD-graduate and made locally in Rhode Island.

6. Manufacturer: Scout Regalia.
Designers: Benjamin Luddy and Makoto Mizutani.
Location: Los Angeles.
Product: SR Lodge.
Standout: The California crew’s cozy chair is made for lounging, especially when paired with a matching ottoman. Its white oak frame is domestically made and comes in bright orange, green, and navy blue Kvadrat upholstery or COM.

7. ManufacturerDamm.
Designers: Robert and Brenda Zurn.
Location: St. Petersburg, Florida.
Product: Florian.
Standout: The couple utilizes common objects to hand-build its fixtures—in this case casting gypsum cement and organic pigments in a traffic cone. The copper shade is hand-spun by domestic artisans.

8. Designer: Vincent Pocsik.
Location: Los Angeles.
Product: Series 001.
Standout: Solid-brass accents adorn the designer’s carved, laminated walnut dining table, made—like the rest of his collection—in conjunction with local craftspeople.

9. Manufacturer: Only Love is Real.
Designers: Matthew and Carly Jo Morgan.
Location: Los Angeles.
Product: Custom sectional, Shroom Poofer, and Professor chair.
Standout: The husband-wife design duo taps into a love of mountains and mystical journeys in creating their otherworldly pieces, including a velvet sectional with bronze, aluminum, and copper tube details; a birch-base seat (with playful Granite Planet upholstery); and a geometric walnut chair.

10. Designer: Angela Adams.
Location: Portland, Maine.
Product: Moonscape.
Standout: The Maine native teamed with C&M Ceramics, based in the same East Bayside neighborhood, to produce a line of hand-thrown stoneware (with a matte-satin glaze) inspired by outer space.

11. ManufacturerLux.
Designer: Lori Weitzner.
Location: Charlotte, North Carolina.
Product: Oracle and Aura.
Standout: Weitzner brings her background in textured wall coverings to a new medium, lampshades; Oracle’s open-fretwork paper is handcrafted of South American tree barks and lined in linen for a warm glow.

12. Manufacturer: Environment Furniture.
Designer: Cisco Pinedo.
Location: Los Angeles.
Product: Killian sofa.
Standout: The previously independent label becomes a division of Cisco Home—a company equally obsessed with sustainability—to bring forth a locally made collection of upholstered pieces.

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