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Designer Spotlight: Meyer|Wells Furniture with Modern Roots

Article: Designer Spotlight: Meyer|Wells Furniture with Modern Roots

After working together in the early stages of the rediscovered wood movement, Seattle-based master craftsman Seth Meyer and designer John Wells joined forces to launch Meyer|Wells [www.meyerwells.com] in 2006. The goal of their venture: to combine a modern design sensibility and high level of furniture craft with an ecological ethic for sourcing their materials. The…

Designer Spotlight: Danko Design Initiative

Article: Designer Spotlight: Danko Design Initiative

The Danko Design Initiative [www.peterdanko.com] sets a pretty ambitious mission for itself: “to transform the public’s concept of what furniture can be, by demonstrating a deeper understanding of beauty, using environmentally friendly materials, all within an affordable envelope.” No small task, for sure, but Danko manages to deliver on all of these goals with flying…