Made in America: 7 Products from the Midwest
Susty Party works with people from the Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually impaired in Cincinnati, Ohio, to make the compostable, sustainably harvested paper cups.
The cork stopper’s black walnut or maple wood tops are modeled after stones, and no two are exactly alike. Made in Cincinnati, Ohio.
To reproduce a blanket Alexander Girard designed for Braniff Airways in the 1960s, Michigan company Herman Miller tapped wool manufacturers Pendleton to render the pieces.
- In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
A Michigan company produces the wood-handled eight-piece screwdriver set. The Philips- and flat-head steel blades are forged in Massachusetts.
- In the following pages, we toast American ingenuity by highlighting furniture and accessories designed and fabricated across four regions of the continental United States.
- With stops in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; Cincinnati, Ohio; Buffalo, New York; Columbus, Indiana; and more, we take a closer look at gleaming modern homes in the country's rust belt.
Back in the 1950s and 1960s, there was no bigger name in fabric design than Alexander Girard, who beginning in 1952 held a twenty year tenure as director of design for Herman Miller's textile division. This pattern, recently reissued by Design Within Reach, is originally from 1954, but looks just as fresh today as it did then.