Some of us are Boston natives, others of us have migrated over to beantown a bit later in life, but one thing remains the same; we love us a great night out at Fenway Park to watch our very own Boston Red Sox. Last night, our good friend Chris was [...]
If you’ve been following the CustomMade Blog, you probably remember our design contest from back in march. If not, you could catch up on the winner here and see the first design process update here. But this wouldn’t be a CustomMade Blog entry if we didn’t have some updates and some awesome flash animations to [...]
Our president Mike Salguero sat down with About.com blog writer Abe Abbas for a chat about CustomMade.com and what we can give to our subscribers as well as our consumers. Mike and Abe spoke about the advantage we offer for custom artisans as far as marketing themselves online and [...]
Published June 14, 2010
Inside Job Your Online Guy Who Knows a Guy
Sometimes you have to go to strange places to get what you want.
Like to the French Quarter to get a Bellini. To Fargo to hear a great bluesman. And to a curiously low-grade corner of the Internet to get someone to make [...]
Pedro in For Customers
, For Makers
, Maker Spotlight on June 14, 2010
CustomMade followers may have noticed someone familiar on the cover of the latest Fine Woodworking magazine, issue 213, July/August 2010. That’s CustomMade artisan Tony O’Malley of Tony O’Malley Custom Woodworking. Readers may recall that in February, Tony faced off with Gary Striegler of Craftsman Builders of Fayetteville, AR, in Fine Woodworking’s “Built-in Build Off.” The [...]
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, For Customers on June 12, 2010
Fashions come and go … and come back again. A recent post in the Los Angeles Times blog, “All the Rage,” offered suggestions for anyone looking for custom-made vintage/retro wedding dresses.
The appeal of the traditional (or vintage, or retro) is easy to understand at CustomMade. An eye to the past is part of what [...]
Last night, members of the CustomMade.com team went to the 5 Under 40; “New England Home‘s“. The 5 Under 40 awards spotlight the hottest emerging talent in residential design in New England, including architecture, interiors, furniture, and home-design products and accessories.
Selected by an all-star committee of regional design leaders, 5 Under 40 winners are [...]
Furniture is not the only thing you can have custom made. Custom-made clothing offers superior craftsmanship, style, and comfort at a price that reflects the quality of clothing made especially for you. For men, there are few articles of clothing that make more of a statement than a suit, and if you need to make [...]
CustomMade, the world’s largest online marketplace for custom services, today announced it has secured an angel round of funding for $1.15 million. The funding will be used to expand consumer-based marketing, branch out into other custom verticals and increase staff for website development and sales. The round consisted of three Boston-based private investors, and was [...]
CustomMade Raises $1.15M in Angel Funding from Three Boston Investors
June 9th, 2010 by Kyle Psaty
Some people just know what they want.
Cambridge-based CustomMade.com announced this morning that they’ve secured $1.1M in funding from a set of unnamed investors. The two-year old company is a marketplace for custom services in the form of wood, [...]