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6 Makers We Love

In this world of big box companies, megastores, and supermarkets, we have lost a certain connection to where the things we buy and bring into our homes come from. This kind of growth and disconnect can only go on so long before the rubber band snaps back, so it should come as no surprise that there is a clear trend toward the return of the handcrafted. Here we highlight just a few of the incredible individuals and partnerships of makers, people returning to art of handcrafting in this fast paced, instant gratification world. All hail the makers.

AMERICAN MADE DESIGN: MORAN WOODWORKED FURNITURE

Here, we take a look at Moran Woodworked Furniture from the Southeast. Partners Michael James Moran and Celia Gibson use an intuitive, organic process to yield furniture that pays homage to its arboreal origins, rather than obscuring them.

photos by: Nathaniel Wood

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