made in USA: schoolhouse

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all images courtesy of schoolhouse

founded by brian faherty in 2003 following his discovery of a long-lost collection of cast-iron glass shade moulds in an abandoned warehouse, schoolhouse has every ingredients the creative makers believe in: the preservation of american manufacturing, thoughtful living and purposeful design.

+isaac pendant+

i’ve been eyeing this issac pendant for a while. the minimal look of scandinavian-meets-vintage would be perfect for our second floor hallway. the isaac pendant is part of the Schoolhouse Electric Original, handcrafted in the portland factory.

+brass hardware+

they also have the solid brass cabinet knobs & drawer pulls handcrafted in the USA from 95% recycled brass. simply beautiful.

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schoolhouse_brass hex nob

+ SECO Marble Board +

marble and brass are always good together. marble is from vermont… also beautifully made in USA.

schoolhouse_SECO marble board

all images courtesy of schoolhouse

definitely checkout schoolhouse if you’re looking for the next generation of heirlooms.

made in USA: schoolhouse

marble countertop and the earthy living room

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all images courtesy of fantastic frank.se

you all michitecture readers know the marble countertop has been a long time favorite here. to celebrate my return to the blogsphere (3 weeks doesn’t seem that long ago!), what else can be better as the kick-off post? a cozy & modern apartment with marble countertop.

the marble countertop with dark lower cabinets & white upper cabinets makes a elegant contrast in the kitchen scene. not to mention the very minimal gold hardware detail is totally wining my heart.

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