Look beyond the specter of mass-produced products lining the aisles of big-box stores and you’ll find a newly invigorated world where craft, quality and community are the driving principles of production. Here, craft workers use traditional methods to create small-batches of goods that beam with thoughtfulness, love, and dedication. Don’t know what we’re talking about? Check out this ultimate wish list of artisanal goods that skillfully blend function and style.
George Nakashima was a giant in the 20th century design world, a woodworker and furniture maker known as one of the fathers of the American craft movement. Though he passed in 1990, his legacy thankfully continues, and his iconic Conoid Chair (presently available) would still be a stunner in any living room.