14 Smart Designs Made in the U.S.A.
A simple shape and splash of color make this small stool from Seattle-based Chadhaus a surefire hit in pretty much any room of the house. It's made from locally sourced, sustainably harvested hardwood, and equally good for sitting, foot-resting, and keeping your book handy near the sofa when you get up to grab a sandwich from the kitchen.
- I recently discovered the work of Chadhaus, a four-year-old Seattle-based company that builds beautiful modern furniture from hardwoods and recycled steel sourced mostly in the Pacific Northwest.
- This year, make sure to give Dad the gift of great design with these picks from the Dwell Store.
Intended for ice cream or gelato and modeled on a crumpled paper bowl, these handmade ceramic bowls are designed to nestle in your hand. The higher back wall allows you to scoop ice cream easily till it’s all melted, then you can use the unique shape to drink the melted remains.
Los Angeles–based studio Scout Regalia collaborated with makers in Philadelphia, Denver, and Alpine, New York, to fashion a steel-framed, powder-coated hybrid bike.
- The Boy Scouts of America builds a sustainable tree house in West Virginia.
- From our Modern Across America issue, check out these nifty products made in the Southwestern U.S. (Then, scope these Northwestern favorites here!)
When a full-size chair is unneccesary and you just need a small place to sit, go for a simple, sexy stool. This high-density cork of this drop-shaped seat from Skram has a low-density detail stripe, and the North Carolina-based company has introduced a series of other styles (as well as a set of bowls) in the incredibly durable material.