Artisan Brands to Know: 40 Finds, Part 3

For the third installment of our 40 Finds campaign, we’re presenting 10 artisan brands who craft one-of-a-kind stunners, including richly grained seating, chic industrial lighting, vibrant rug designs, and more. See our summer selections and be sure to browse more of the unique artisan products that are added to Dering Hall every day.

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Working with generations of master artisans in Guatemala, Ebb and Flow creates handcrafted furniture that blends modern styles with traditional techniques. Each piece is hand finished and hand tagged, ensuring a one-of-a-kind product that also uplifts artisan communities.

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All of artist Andreea Braescu’s bespoke nature-inspired light installations and chandeliers are intricately made by hand in her Bucharest studio. There, she works with a close-knit team of artists, designers, and engineers to create her delicate, beautiful pieces in fine bone china.

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For over 25 years, William Earle has been constructing each of his sculptural pieces to order, signing and dating each item. Though his work has been commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and appears everywhere from Harvard to Neiman Marcus to the Ritz Carlton, William still works alone, creating each piece out of his Northern California studio.

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After working as a fashion designer for several years, Wendy Morrison developed a bespoke rug company for interior designers and architects. In 2013, she released exclusive branded designs for John Lewis, and today creates rugs that are hyper-colorful, intricate, and unforgettable.

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Known best for his Lotus Chair from 1969, Daniel Wenger of Wenger Designs has returned to furniture design and fabrication, working with his son Samuel in Santa Cruz, California. Together, they craft a variety of pieces from solid steel and hand-picked latigo leather hides, including chairs, side tables, and ottomans.

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New York-based MarGian Studio specializes in bespoke handmade furniture and fine art, from lamps to mirrors and tables to dining chairs. The unifying factor is the sculptural nature of all their pieces, which are designed to become cherished heirlooms.

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Clean lines, self-evident joinery, and fascinating wood grains are part of the elements that allow StudioRossi pieces to speak for themselves. Clients enjoy the feel of their products as much as the graceful curves that are a hallmark of their unique designs.

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Based in Philadelphia, Lostine focuses on creating a warm “American Modern” aesthetic for the home. The team works with small shops and factories to craft beautiful and efficient lights, stools, chairs, cutting boards, tables, mirrors, and home decor items.

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Founded by the Brooklyn-based husband-and-wife duo who established Argosy Designs, Argosy Product Division has produced custom metalwork for the past 15 years. The firm is perhaps best known for augmenting elegant geometric metal pieces with rich woods, leathers, and other materials.

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Design Frères is known for reinterpreting beloved French design icons as well as creating dozens of new classics, whether they be lights, chairs, tables, or accessories. Each piece is handmade and finished by expert artisans in their Los Angeles studio.

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