HOW IT'S MADE
We seek the best materials, products and artisans from across Europe to bring our collections to life.
We pride ourselves in sustainable sourcing and handcrafted products that are time honored through the way they are made.
Reclaimed Wood Products: Handmade for Perfection
We turn to our sourcing team in Hungary for wood. 19th century buildings scheduled for demolition around Hungary is where they salvage wood for the products you love. Varying types of reclaimed wood including European pine, oak and beech make our wooden serveware, tabletop accessories and furniture.
People are the Standouts
At our factory in Hungary, the people are the true standouts. They have a deep commitment to craftsmanship and sustainability. It is a true pleasure to watch as things be made, as each craftsperson creates a unique product with pride. Sustainability goes further than just the materials we use as our people embrace and apply the practice into their own private lives. Many commute by bicycle or ride share each day to get to work, knowing that adopting small eco conscious habits can make a huge impact.
A Thorough, Precise and Sustainable Process
Salvaged wood of all kinds arrives to the factory in truckloads for cleaning. We first ensure all hardware and nails are removed, carefully inspecting each piece entirely. This is one of the most thrilling phases in our process, as you can literally see these 19th century buildings come to life.
The following phases are incredibly technical and call for highly trained machine operators. The reclaimed beams are measured and cut specifically to fit in our state of the art machinery that clean and slice the wood into thin planks. We then take these newly cleaned wood planks and fuse them together through a heat-based process. After we have created large boards, another specialist oversees the cutting of the boards into the specific products that are slated for production that day. Our carpenters are skillfully trained in ensuring minimal waste during this process.
Each item is sanded by hand, guaranteeing the perfect finish while remaining true to the beauty of the wood grain. We use a customized blend of wax and oil give the wood a beautiful ‘already used’ look. Because of their hand-finished nature, our products will only get better looking with time and use.
Mouth Blown Glass: A Time Honored Tradition
Our glassblowers value the slow life and tradition, and are able to incorporate these principals into their craft. They take the phrase "perfectly imperfect" seriously and always insist that each piece they blow has just the right amount of imperfections.
A Time-Honored and Delicate ProcessThe artisans at our studio are specialized in glassblowing. Each piece they make is carefully prepared by hand and handled with the highest attention to detail.
While this degree of craftsmanship makes our pieces more expensive to produce, it does the quality of the materials justice, captures our brand's spirit perfectly and the result is unparalleled.