Made in America: Even Less Than an EKTORP

Made in America: Even Less Than an EKTORP

By Dwell
You don’t need to break the bank to bring American-made products into your home. In fact, everything on this list costs less than some of its big-chain counterparts.

Want to show off your impressive bar setup? Room & Board has you covered with this stylish shelf unit. It comes in 16 base finishes (all welded in Minnesota) and 27 top options, allowing you to concoct a custom look. 

Maya Blu Ceramics’ new stoneware pendant is a great way to brighten up your space. Hand-made in Austin, the fixture features a ceramic shade (shown here in white chalk paint) and comes in plug-in and hard-wired versions. 

Matt and Amanda Eastvold have been crafting timeless modern pieces out of their shop in Northfield, Minnesota, for more than a decade. The latest addition to their Mora furniture collection is this refined mirror, which can be done in walnut, white oak, or white ash. 

Part of the debut collection of L.A. design company Otra Cosa ("something else"), this petite side table, made from stained Douglas fir plywood, is great onits own or nested with itslarger siblings. 

FLOAT™ by Heir Modern 

Phoenix design company Heir Modern’s most recent offering, Float, was designed to do it all. This versatile modular storage system, crafted from American walnut, can function as a floating shelf, a planter, an end table, or even a bike rack. 

Vibrant colors distinguish this clever stool by Miami’s AMLgMATD. Relying on deadstock poly-propylene webbing (leftovers from bygone lawnchair companies) and colorful aluminum tubing, the upcycled piece makes a sunny companion. 

When flat-pack fan favorite Floyd unveiled a shelf in 2019, it was logical that more storage options would follow. Sure enough, the Detroit-based company released a cabinet (available in black, white, and green) that fastens to your existing Floyd base. 

Los Angeles design firm Commune has teamed up with fellow SoCal company Summer Studio to produce this elemental stool made from Alaskan yellow cedar and inspired by traditional Japanese furniture. 

Vintage candle holders inspired this utterly contemporary lamp from Misewell. Its black ceramic base and globular bulb (assembled in Milwaukee) measure under 10 inches, making it perfect for a bedside table or a desk. 

Rhode Island furniture company O&G Studio has introduced this elegant pedestal for your morning coffee or evening aperitivo. Each is made from a solid ash or maple base and is crowned by a mini leather-lined tray. 

As online classes proliferated last spring, Birmingham’s Alabama Sawyer stepped in to help out. This affordable children’s desk is made from flat-packed plywood components and can be assembled in minutes.  


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