Collection by Diana Budds

The Retailers of American-Made Design: The Commons


Erin Connelly and Kerry Clark Speake are co-founders of The-Commons, a site that sells American-made home wares. We chatted with the duo to hear their thoughts on what it's like to work with local makers.

What is the average run size of the products you sell? It varies; we may work with All Roads Design for a one-off...
What everyday item would you like to see made domestically? We’d be really excited to see utilitarian objects that are...
What do you wish was easier to make and source in the USA? Extremes exist in the production of home goods.
What American-made products are you tired of seeing? We based our business around what we did want to see just as much...
What’s your best seller? Our Nesting trivet set ($150) that can also be used as a fruit bowl.
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