CraftBUILD

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.

If you would like your work featured in the directory, please fill out this form. 

 

Banner Image: One City by Alterra Property Group with designer Eileen Tognini  incorporating local FF&E

Amuneal

Amuneal’s award winning Custom Fabrication Division supports bespoke projects from their initial design development and engineering through fabrication, and final installation.

BDDW

BDDW is an American design and fabrication company dedicated to timeless design, expert craftsmanship and forward-thinking manufacturing practices.

Bill Curran Design

Over the past two decades, this company has grown into one of the premier architectural metalwork studios in the greater Philadelphia area.

Breck Built

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.

CP Lighting

Heavily invested in American craft furniture, lighting design is where Christopher’s creativity blooms.

Doug Bucci

Artist, designer, and leading educator at Tyler School of Art and Architecture, Bucci can do or is connected to people who can do just about anything.

Edgewood Made

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

EDMM studio makes modern furniture and housewares in Philadelphia, by hand, one at a time.

Fuugs Woodworking

We are a locally rooted woodworking studio, committed to sustainable furniture making through the use of trees we salvage in the Philadelphia bioregion.

Furniture From The Barn

This family business designs, fabricates, and hand-finishes furniture from both reclaimed barn wood and new wood.

Hivemind Construction

We offer project management, consultation, design/build, fabrication, installation, and carpentry subcontracting services in most of Philadelphia and the immediate surrounding area.

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

Independent Casting was born out of Jeb S. Wood’s desire to offer artists a foundry that elevates the craft itself.

Jack Larimore

Jack Larimore makes work like good theater. He sets the scene, draws us into his story and then touches a nerve with his performance.

John Pomp

John Pomp creates contemporary, handcrafted furniture and lighting pieces inspired by the natural beauty of the living world.

Jordan McDonald

Jordan McDonald is a Philadelphia based ceramic artist producing functional dinnerware, architectural fixtures and sculptural vessels.

Lang Hall

Lang Hall is a design and fabrication studio that offers luxurious, limited edition furniture, handcrafted with meticulous artistry.

Larissa Huff

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 Sallade

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.

Lobo Mau

Rooted in slow fashion values, Lobo Mau is a zero waste company that produces with local factories and silk screens its original textiles in house. 

Lostine

Lostine is an independent home furnishings company focused on creating a warm American Modern aesthetic. 

Louise Pezzi

Every ironwork commission awarded to Pezzi starts at the drafting table and is executed to the highest standards of craftsmanship.

Lyn Godley Design Studio

From chandeliers to full-scale illuminated evening gowns to interactive facades, Lyn Godley has explored a wide range of light sources and effects.

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.

Mio Design

Modern sustainable furnishings for creatives, Philadelphia-based Mio Design creates everything from room dividers to wall tiles, furniture, lighting and accessories.

Natalie Page

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.

Neon Museum of Philadelphia

Len Davidson began to unearth his hometown’s magical neon history which led to his love of custom neon, neon restoration, found object and neon sculpture.

NextFab

NextFab is a makerspace with two locations in Philadelphia providing machinery, technology, and professional services to help its members fabricate almost anything.

OVUUD

Through meticulous selection of materials and painstaking attention to layout, OVUUD provides custom lighting and furniture that gives a captivating visual impression.

PLAID

Philadelphia Laser and Industrial Design creates quality custom laser engraving and provides cutting services.

Print Fresh

A majority woman-owned business, Printfresh is a collection of textile-based lifestyle items that are inspired by plants, animals, and home décor.

Provenance

The premiere destination for one-of-a-kind architectural salvage, we scour the country for curious finds, architectural gems, and furniture of unique origin. 

Rebecca Rutstein

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.

Remark Glass

By creating small batch home accessories from post-consumer bottle glass, we aim to build a more sustainable artform and manufacturing practice that simultaneously reduces glass waste on a local level.

RTO Lighting

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.

Shift Space

A Philadelphia-based design studio focused on the interplay of architecture and industrial design, from large scale urban interventions and creative placemaking to architecture and furniture.

Tiny WPA

This non-profit organization is committed to building equity, better designed spaces, and stronger places in Philadelphia by supporting citizen-led design improvements.

Threet Ceramics

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. 

UrbanSawn

UrbanSawn designs and builds custom furniture and woodwork with urban function and sensibilities in mind.

Wing and Wood

My enthusiasm for woodcarving reflects my understanding of the tools, process, and appreciation for rustic folk art traditions.

Wild Chairy

Wild Chairy designs deliver extraordinary style and purpose while expertly sharing your unique story.

Yowie

Yowie is a creative platform, storefront, and design studio based in Philadelphia focused on curating small collections from friends, independent artists, and designers. 

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.

Ceramics, Functional
Ceramics, Sculptural
Furniture
Glass
Jewelry
Leatherwork 
Metalwork
Mixed Media
Textiles, Fibers
Textiles, Wearable
Wood

Questions can be emailed to leila.cartier@craftnowphila.org