Every Thursday, interior designer Sally Henninger shares her thoughts on design, furniture and the custom made world.
Like many passions, my love of interior design began at an early age. After receiving a dollhouse from an older cousin, I remember the excitement of being able to pick the furnishings and have something of my own [...]
Congratulations to Bryce Van Dyke, winner of the 2010 CustomMade.com Design Challenge!
His Orca Coffee Table is amazing and he has won the opportunity to work with one of our woodworkers to have it custom made for him using Rockler tools and supplies.
Thank you to all of our entrants – the designs were incredible [...]
The Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Whistler, British Columbia, are in their 3rd week. Just a few days of hair-raising moments and inspiring feats by athletes from around the world remain. Despite the early tragic death of Georgian luger Nodar Kumaritashvili, the games have been well watched and received by the world.
As I [...]
Starting tomorrow, February 17, 2010, Fine Woodworking author and CustomMade.com subscriber, Tony O’Malley will be taking part in a 3-day building competition – the Buildoff. He’ll compete with Gary Striegler at Fine Homebuilding to make a mudroom built-in. (Apartment Therapy readers might remember Tony from the post on his amazing Home Library with Window Seat. Wow.)
You can join [...]
Congratulations are in order to CustomMade.com subscribers Culin & Colella, Inc., winners of the 2010 Design Portfolio Award for Residential Furniture Built-In!
Winning Project: Entertainment Center
This entertainment center features butternut solids and veneers and carved elements. The size of this entertainment center caused several challenges including pre-assembly for fitting and installation. It took horizontal [...]
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.
CustomMade in For Customers
, The Wide World of Custom Making on December 2, 2009
Check out this cool program from LEGO called Design byME. Kids (and adults) can create their own customized LEGO set using the free software that offers almost 1500 virtual LEGO pieces to choose from. They even have the option to design a custom box and get a personalized building guide sent to them along with [...]
CustomMade in For Customers
, The Wide World of Custom Making on November 25, 2009
At CustomMade.com, we believe that buying Custom is the only way to shop! A common issue on the internet is knowing where to turn to find something custom! In that spirit, a we thought we would give you our thoughts on the top websites to buy Custom Products this holiday season!
Do you have [...]
This weekend, we travelled to the Fine Furnishings & Fine Craft Shows at the Rhode Island Convention Center. We enjoyed touring around the show and seeing many examples of Custom Furniture, Custom Furnishings, Living Room Furniture, Dining Room Furniture, and many other furnishings. We also were able to hand out flyers to [...]
Isabella & Max Rooms
A Blog About Design
CustomMade.com artisan Philip Culbertson and his studio were featured on popular design blog Isabella & Max Rooms. The post begins with the author stating that her desired table dimensions were extremely hard to find. She then had a client suggest that she should contact Philip through [...]