A Brief History of Bentwood Furniture

While bentwood furniture seems sleek and modern, its origins are decidedly 19th century. We offer a wide ranging collection of new and antique bentwood seating, dating from the 1870s to today. All of our bentwood furniture comes right from the source, with roots in the centuries-old tradition of steam-bent, laminated…

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A new angle on lighting

Timeless classics, Anglepoise task lamps add an industrial feel with a modern bent to any space. Designed in 1935 by automotive engineer George Carwardine, these lamps can be easily posed in any position and won’t topple over. They’re versatile, flexible, and have stably withstood the test of time.…

Lighting Your Office

When planning lighting for your work space, keep two things in mind: general lighting and task lighting. General lighting is accomplished by windows—if you're lucky—and overhead fixtures. The job of these sources is to fill the space with light. Something simple and bright can do the job, but…

Antiques & Vintage Spotlight: Turkish Anatolian Rugs

Our collection of antique Turkish Anatolian rugs is a culmination of heart and soul, sweat and tears. Handpicked and salvaged by our team while on location in Turkey, each one-of-a-kind piece has traversed time and the globe to find its way to our shop. Much more than ordinary floor coverings,…

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Portland-crafted desks for the home office

Reed LaPlant produces heirloom-quality furniture from his small shop just across town from us in Northeast Portland. We collaborated with him to create stylistically structured pieces for the home office, or any other shared space needing a handmade touch. Reed’s background is in architecture and art history, allowing him…