Commissioning eco-friendly custom furniture can be a wonderful way to help the environment and decorate your home beautifully all at the same time.
But what does “eco-friendly” mean when you are commissioning custom furniture? Guest blogger Douglas Bialor, owner of The Hat Factory Furniture Co./Hudson Cabinetry and Design, discusses what being green meant in the [...]
Wired Magazine says we’re “The New Industrial Revolution”
This weekend I received my Feb 2010 Wired Magazine in the mail and was thrilled to see the cover story, “The New Industrial Revolution” written by editor-in-chief Chris Anderson. Informative and inspiring, it portrayed custom makers and designers of all different types as drivers of the new economy.
William Doub Custom Furniture designs and builds exquisite Art Nouveau style furniture and architectural interiors. We asked them to give us a bit of history on the Art Nouveau style and its impact on furniture design.
DEFINITION AND HISTORY OF ART NOUVEAU FURNITURE
Art Nouveau refers to an international movement and style of art that [...]
CustomMade in Concepts & Buyer Guides
, For Customers on January 6, 2010
You need a display cabinet for your prized art-work? Or you want the same desk that your brother inherited? An elegant bed or a one of a kind music stand? It’s possible to have furniture built to meet your specific needs.
Guest blogger and Fine Woodworking contributing editor Chris Becksvoort of C. H. Becksvoort Designs walks us through [...]
Tiger maple tables, Birdseye maple furniture, Curly cherry, Flame birch. Guest contributor Bob Kloes of Kloes Custom Furniture shares with us what it is that makes the furniture made from these woods so unique.
Most all the furniture I have built and sold in the last 10 years has been made from one or more of [...]
Sometimes using custom kitchen furniture instead of cabinets can be a viable option.
When CustomMade.com subscriber YesterTec first created their ‘unfitted’ line of Kitchen Workstation Furniture, their designers really didn’t think there was much of a difference between cabinetry and furniture. Not so as it turns out, the two concepts are as different as night [...]