CraftBUILD is an evolving program in partnership with the Building Industry Association of Philadelphia uniting the developer community with local makers. This page includes a curated directory of artisans and fabricators working specifically with furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) suited for built environments. Members of CraftNOW and BIA hope to make this your go-to place for real estate projects.
Banner Image: One City by Alterra Property Group with designer Eileen Tognini incorporating local FF&E
Amuneal’s award winning Custom Fabrication Division supports bespoke projects from their initial design development and engineering through fabrication, and final installation.
BDDW is an American design and fabrication company dedicated to timeless design, expert craftsmanship and forward-thinking manufacturing practices.
Breck Brunson is an artist designing and producing creative solutions for the everyday. Most works are custom organizational pieces and playful decorative objects.
Bruno Design & Build
Bruno Design & Build is a Philadelphia-based custom woodworking shop specializing in high-end residential and commercial cabinetry and furniture.
Claudia Mills Studios
Claudia Mills Studios designs rag rugs in a fresh palette of colors and new fabrics, updating the age-old technique to create contemporary rugs for today’s living and working spaces.
Heavily invested in American craft furniture, lighting design is where Christopher’s creativity blooms.
Whether you’re looking to create a storage bench or modernize a kitchen with a new set of cabinets, our designers, engineers and fabricators are here to help you achieve your unique millwork needs.
EDMM studio makes modern furniture and housewares in Philadelphia, by hand, one at a time.
Furniture From The Barn
This family business designs, fabricates, and hand-finishes furniture from both reclaimed barn wood and new wood.
Philadelphian designer who is exploring practice by a rapid-production process in which ideas are acted on quickly and reproduced into wooden pieces and lighting fixtures.
Holzman Iron Studio
Custom architectural ironwork, public art, and sculpture are created in our unique fabrication environment, combining old world craftsmanship with the latest in technology.
Independent Casting was born out of Jeb S. Wood’s desire to offer artists a foundry that elevates the craft itself.
John Pomp creates contemporary, handcrafted furniture and lighting pieces inspired by the natural beauty of the living world.
Jordan McDonald is a Philadelphia based ceramic artist producing functional dinnerware, architectural fixtures and sculptural vessels.
I design, build, and finish furniture from local Pennsylvania hardwoods. I showcase the material and joinery as the primary design details in my work.
Laura uses glass, silver nitrate, mylar, and resin in a multi-layered process of arrangement, embodying formations of flux and creating intense depth within a two dimensional surface.
Lostine is an independent home furnishings company focused on creating a warm American Modern aesthetic.
Every ironwork commission awarded to Pezzi starts at the drafting table and is executed to the highest standards of craftsmanship.
Maria R Schneider
I use digital manipulation, laser engraving and LED lighting to create simple urban narratives from architectural views that reflect the contrasting realities of cities.
My mission is to create or preserve beautiful, durable pieces of furniture that families would be proud to pass down through generations.
Natalie Page is an artist in Philadelphia whose work includes ceramic lighting, tile, decorative art, painting and product design.
North Standard Fabrication
A workshop for custom fabrications and one-off design services, Schapira’s versatility in building and design includes furniture, signage, and custom light fixtures.
NextFab is a makerspace with two locations in Philadelphia providing machinery, technology, and professional services to help its members fabricate almost anything.
Oat Foundry’s Split Flap is analog signage made for the modern-day. Made to look like the classic departure boards, the Split Flap is now reimagined for dozens of use cases. Made in Philadelphia in 500 hours.
Paradigm Art Advisory
We guide art acquisitions, collection curation, and unique commissions on both residential and commercial scales.
Philadelphia Laser and Industrial Design creates quality custom laser engraving and provides cutting services.
The premiere destination for one-of-a-kind architectural salvage, we scour the country for curious finds, architectural gems, and furniture of unique origin.
Through painting, sculpture, interactive installation and public art inspired by the natural world, Rutstein creates experiences that connect people with the environment in the face of our climate crisis.
Rockridge Table Co.
Rockridge Table Co. is a Philadelphia based workshop that designs custom handmade furniture & dining tables using local, repurposed wood.
RTO produces lighting designed as interest for spaces. All lighting is hand crafted by a small team who work together to make pieces that exceed the basic function of a light by elevating the form.
This non-profit organization is committed to building equity, better designed spaces, and stronger places in Philadelphia by supporting citizen-led design improvements.
Threet hand-carves images onto the surfaces of one-of-a-kind pieces featured in Ceramic Concept, a West Philly storefront highlighting works by other local artists and artists of color.
Wing and Wood
My enthusiasm for woodcarving reflects my understanding of the tools, process, and appreciation for rustic folk art traditions.
Wild Chairy designs deliver extraordinary style and purpose while expertly sharing your unique story.
CraftBUILD is part of our overall mission to promote creative businesses in the Philadelphia area. If you are interested in viewing other makers we have highlighted, explore some of the many different categories below.