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Design Evolution

The JOHNHOUSMAND family of design has grown leaps and bounds over the past couple of years.  From simple roundback benches to sleek microslab low tables, we’ve run the gamut – but it hasn’t been sheer coincidence.  Our Black Walnut No. 0184 desk with acrylic legs and two drawers was such a hit that it inspired […]

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The New Black

Introducing a seamless fusion of form and function, the No. 0237, JOHNHOUSHMAND‘s first dresser, with ebonized oak and a bleached spalted maple microslab. Organization is key in any home, be it a tiny New York apartment or a beautiful home in Colorado (which, coincidentally, is where this creation is headed), and so we thought we could […]

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Soft Spot for Saddle Shoes

Side tables, low tables, dining tables, consoles, chairs, desks, benches, beds, shelving, oh my!  JOHNHOUSHMAND has covered the spectrum of furniture for years but there has been one thing missing…until now. Introducing No. 0156, the Saddle Shoe Couch with robin’s egg blue upholstery.  Inspired by the classic shape and color contrast of saddle shoes, JOHNHOUSHMAND‘s […]

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A JOHNHOUSHMAND Zen Garden

It has been a whirlwind of a weekend with the kickoff of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)!  The JOHNHOUSHMAND team stayed up late Friday putting the finishing touches on our very own zen garden at booth #1122. We wanted to let the natural beauty of our furniture speak for itself in a calming oasis. […]

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JOHNHOUSHMAND / ICFF / 2012

For those in the know, ICFF is a time-honored tradition, but for those yet to be acquainted with one of North America’s biggest tradeshows, the International Contemporary Furniture Fair, here is a quick play by play! ICFF annually hosts over 25,000  designers, architects, interior designers,  retailers, manufacturers, developers, distributors, and representatives at the Jacob K. Javits Convention […]

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Sticks & Stones

They say first impressions last a lifetime – and we sure hope they do when you enter the new W New York – Downtown at 123 Washington Street.  Our latest project, No. 0235, a Black Walnut dowel reception desk with a granite top, really is a statement piece. Actualized in collaboration with our good friends […]

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Inked Up

Our newest custom finish is pure beauty without the pain:  tattooed wood and acrylic.  At JOHNHOUSHMAND we love the natural and uncontrollable characteristics in salvaged wood but this “tattoo” finish is a custom dream. At the shop upstate we create a CAD drawing of the desired graphic and send it to a CNC machine which […]

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Specially Made

When we say custom we really mean it.  Slab selection is a unique process at JOHNHOUSHMAND in order to give our customers truly one-of-a-kind pieces. It begins after the client picks one of the over 200 pieces in our product portfolio.  One of our awesome salespeople then discusses specifics such as wood species and dimensions […]

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Singularly-harvested with Love

A lot of people ask us about where we get our beautiful slabs of wood, and the answer really is all around.  At JOHNHOUSHMAND we don’t harvest wood for our furniture but instead utilize trees that have been felled or damaged by storms, need to be cut down due to safety or otherwise.  Hobart, New […]

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Debuting at the ICFF: Black Walnut and Hammered Bronze Dining Table

There is a flurry of activity happening at our upstate workshop this spring, and many new works will be debuting at the 23rd annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair. (ICFF, Javits Center, NYC: Sunday May 14-Tuesday May 17th) Here is a sneak peek at one of our brand new works: The bright No. 0050.4 Hammered Bronze […]

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