Pedro in Custom Inspiration
, For Customers on November 20, 2011
If there is a time of the year that will put maximum stress on your kitchen and dining room furniture, it’s the rapidly approaching holiday season. The challenges are diverse: planning parties for Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah, or New Year’s; entertaining children home for vacation and family and friends visiting from far away; microwaving bag after [...]
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, Maker Spotlight on November 10, 2011
What can you accomplish with custom decorative glass? When CustomMade glass artisans Joseph and Ivy Pompei of Pompei & Company Stained Glass combine “color and texture with the purposeful, artful, and magical potentials of light” in their stained glass designs, they can achieve many effects.
Our windows may assume a vast range of [...]
Pedro in Concepts & Buyer Guides
, For Customers on September 23, 2011
When the Scottish architect, designer, and artist Charles Rennie Mackintosh (1868-1928) was commissioned to design and build Hill House, before “creating an elevation drawing or even a floor plan,” he spent a few days with the family of his client, Walter Blackie, in their then current home and observed their everyday life so he could [...]
Here at CustomMade, we don’t just sell it, we live it. We are all people who prefer to customize our world rather than taking it as it’s given. The following blog post is written by the mother of our own Sam Tymorek. Mrs. Jan Tymorek explains how she further customized an already custom [...]
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, Maker Spotlight on July 18, 2010
Every lock has a key, right? Not necessarily. Jay Rogers of Cambridge, Massachusetts has found a passion in making “locks” where the only key is your mind.
Have a look at Jay’s custom made puzzle boxes at his website. As a teenager, Jay read a story about someone who kept the secrets of who they really [...]