Classes are in and that means Summer is coming to a close. But not to fear, we still have some of our summer favorites here at the shop. This week we're featuring Jonathan's Wild Cherry Spoons, Amber Eye Ceramics, Make Smith, and Fort Standard.
Keep Reading to learn more about the Makers:
Jonathan's Wild Cherry Spoons come from Jonathan's shop in rural Kempton, PA. He came to spoon crafting after studying Art + Design at the University of Illinois and finishing an apprenticeship with a furniture maker in the late 70's. Since then, with the desire to make something beautiful and functional, Jonathan has been perfecting his craft. Today he offer's a wide variety spoon & spatula styles in a natural cherry finish with with flame blackened accents (see below).
Amber Eye Ceramics by Amber Shap are the result of a fascination with anthropology, rituals, spirituality, and a little sense of humor. Amber hopes that her pieces enlighten, protect, and a bring a little magic & laughter to those whose lives they enter. Amber make each piece by hand and with love out of her studio in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.
Make Smith Leather Co. is a family owned and operated business run by third generation leather craftsman, Steven Soria. Inspired by his family's artisan tradition and motivated by his education and experience in the fine arts, Steven started his workshop. He focuses on handmade one-of-a-kind leather goods and promises the highest environmental standards.
Fort Standard is an independent contemporary American design studio based in Brooklyn, New York and is focused on designing and manufacturing unique high quality functional home goods and furniture. Founded by Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings, who believe in designing quality products that "wear in feather than wear out" as to be enjoyed for many years to come.