Before Mike and Seth took over, CustomMade was still in its youngest stages. The site was originally discovered by Seth when he was actually looking to find a piece of custom furniture. This put in motion a series of events which would bring CustomMade into Mike and Seth’s hands, and transform it into what it [...]
Well we’ve been keeping in touch with Bryce Vandyke and Bill Amaya, designer and builder of the Orca Table, and I wanted to share with you some final images of the Orca Table‘s construction, and of course, the finished piece! Special thanks to Bryce and Bill for the design and construction, as well as for [...]
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, Maker Spotlight on July 29, 2010
I’ve been chatting a bit with the guys from Straight Line Designs, creators of some sometimes surreal, sometimes funny, yet always unique and custom furniture. There is a much more comprehensive publication in the works for everyone to enjoy, but I’m so excited about learning and sharing more about their shop, that I thought it [...]
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 [...]
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, For Makers on April 16, 2010
Bryce Van Dyke, our 2010 CustomMade Design Challenge winner, has chosen CustomMade artisan Bill Amaya of Cimarron Lofting, Inc., to build his winning project, the Orca Coffee Table. They’ve graciously agreed to give us a behind the scenes look at the design and building process and report on their progress.
Bryce sent us sketches for [...]
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, Our Favorite Custom Finds on March 11, 2010
Every Thursday, interior designer Sally Henninger shares her thoughts on design, furniture and the custom made world.
Am I the only one left completely in love with breakfast tables?!
Think Sunday morning, the New York Times, and a cup of fresh squeezed orange juice next to a window with sunlight streaming in. I am loving [...]
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, For Customers on March 9, 2010
Guest contributor Randy Maxey explains why finding a special piece of furniture can be difficult in a typical furniture store and how using CustomMade.com can help you find what you’re looking for.
“If you’ve spent a lot of time looking for that special piece of furniture or accessory, chances are you’ve walked away disappointed and [...]